oa African Yearbook of Rhetoric - The Israeli-Palestinian conflict in South African media

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2220-2188
  • E-ISSN: 2305-7785



This paper attempts to address the following question: Is the media in South Africa biased in favour of either the Israelis or the Palestinians in its coverage of the political, social, cultural, and military conflict between them? Through analysis of four major news outlets, we found that the coverage of the conflict in South African media is balanced for the most part, without bias to any of the two sides.

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