n Media Tenor SA Research Journal - HIV / Aids, education, not on political media agenda : analysis of political coverage on South African television : January - October 2003

Volume 4, Issue 3
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Extracted from text ... With the national elections approaching, the task for South Africa's media in reporting on politics will become increasingly difficult. 2004 also marks '10years of democracy, ' and by implication the media will be scrutinised for the way they are reporting on all aspects of democracy - including the elections. Without the luxury of an editorial page, long features and the possibility of guest articles, television media are particularly 'vulnerable' in this respect. Without the ability to include a range of opinions, television stands to be quickly accused of bias by any political party. MEDIA TENOR's research into television news shows, ..

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