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Author Wasserman, Herman, 1969-

Title Tabloid journalism in South Africa : true story! / Herman Wasserman

Publ Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN5477.T33 W37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series African expressive cultures
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-208) and index
Contents Shock! Horror! Scandal! The tabloid controversy and journalism studies in post-apartheid South Africa -- Attack of the killer newspapers! Tabloids arrive in South Africa -- Black and white and read all over : tabloids and the glocalization of popular media -- Not really newspapers : tabloids and the South African journalistic paradigm -- The revolution will be printed : tabloids, citizenship, and democratic politics in post-apartheid South Africa -- Truth or trash? Understanding tabloid journalism and lived experience -- Often they cry with the people : the professional identities of tabloid journalists -- Conclusion: telling stories
LC subject Tabloid newspapers -- South Africa
Sensationalism in journalism -- South Africa
Journalism -- Social aspects -- South Africa
ISBN 9780253354921 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253354927 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253222114 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253222117 (pbk. : alk. paper)