oa Global Media Journal - African Edition - Negotiating control : the evolving political journalism culture : foreword

Volume 8, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2073-2740



Political and media institutions are so deeply intertwined, so thoroughly engaged in a complex Tango dance with each other. Politics has become increasingly mediatised, though the process of mediatisation has not yet been properly addressed and understood. Political thinking distinguishes between two radically distinct meanings of power: power as a transformative capacity and power as domination, thus entailing asymmetry between those with whom power rests and those over whom power is exercised.

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