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Glenda Daniels

 My areas of intellectual interest are: media, journalism, censorship, freedom of expression and democracy, Social media and twitter in the newsroom; Media landscape and transformation. I have a Media Matters column at the Mail & Guardian. I am also  author of two volumes of State of the Newsroom South Africa, 2013 and 2014.

My monograph: Fight for Democracy: the ANC and the Media in South Africa was published in 2012, (Wits Press).

My  theoretical area of expertise is radical democracy.

I  teach the following courses: Media and Politics at Honours Level, Issues in the SA News Mediato third years, Sociology of News Production to second years.

Entry requirements for postgraduate degrees

Honours: Minimum of 65% pass for a BA, with a major in Media Studies or a related discipline.
Masters: Minimum of 70% pass for an Honours degree in Media Studies or a related discipline.
PhD: Minimum of 70% or an equivalent pass for a Masters degree in Media Studies or a related discipline.

Interested in applying for postgraduate study?

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To make an enquiry please email Ufuoma Akpojivi, the postgrad co-ordinator

study with WITS media studies

Wits Media Studies will help you understand how media work and how they affect us. We critically analyse the role of media in politics, culture and the economy.
We contribute to scholarly debates and research about media and consumerism, and media and democracy in the Global South.
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