For a full list of personal research, please visit our staff pages.




Moodley, S (2011).Construction of Indian Women in the Films of Mira Nair and Deepa

    Mehta: Towards a Postcolonial Feminist Film Practice. Lambert Academic Publishing:


Viney, D (2011) The Role of the tabloid, the Daily Sun, in South Africa. Lambert Academic

    Publishing, Germany.


Book Chapters


Jackson, F (In press) “Unpeeling Teacher and Learner Movement Between Real World and

    Classroom Genres With Conceptual Blending Theory.”   IN: Hugo, W. (Ed) Using

    Conceptual Blending Theory For Pedagogic Analysis.


Jones, NJ (2010) “When the Public Interest is not what interests the public: an investigation of

    privacy as media ethic in contemporary South Africa”. In: Hyde-Clarke, N (ed)

    Communication and Media Ethics. Claremont, Juta: 162-175. .


Jones, NJ & Pitcher, SJ (2010) “Traditions, conventions and ethics: online dilemmas in South

    African journalism”. In: Hyde-Clarke, N (ed) The Citizen in Communication – Re-visiting

    traditional, new and community media practices in South Africa. Claremont, Juta: 97- 112.

Journal Articles


Scott, C (2011) “'Tales of ordinary murder': Intersections of 'whiteness', violence and belonging in

    Rian Malan's My Traitor's Heart and Kevin Bloom's Ways of Staying.”  English Academy

    Review.  28(2): 40-51.


Jones, NJ (2010) “Contextualising the Sax Appeal and the Danish cartoon furore for South

    Africa.” Communitas: Journal for Community Communication and Information Impact.

    15(5): 151-166.


Pitcher, SJ & Jones, NJ (2010) “The Future of Intellectual Property Within the Realm of

    Information Communication Technologies”. Communication Studies. 2(7): 121-135.

Conference Papers


Jones, NJ (2011) “Have we learned from history? A comparative critical assessment of the

    Independent Group’s coverage of the HIV/Aids pandemic in South Africa in 2004 and 2011”.

    Rhodes Health Journalism Symposium, Grahamstown, South Africa.


Jones, NJ (2011) “Tweeting the News: The ethics of Twitter as the newest journalism tool at

    South Africa’s Mail & Guardian newspaper, and its impact on press freedom.” International

    Association of Communication Researchers’ (IAMCR) conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

Viney, D (2011) “Language, Myth and Ideology in Media Texts: using the classroom for media research.” English teachers’ conference, Hilton College, Hilton, South Africa.

Jones, NJ (2011) “Reporting tittle-tattle? Analysing Twitter as a legitimate news source.” South

    African Communications Conference (SACOMM), Pretoria, South Africa.


Jones, NJ (2011) “Sexing up environmental issues: exploring eco-ethics, activism and journalism

    in a South African context”. Highway Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.


Scott, C (2011) “Begging to be Black? Challenges to white complicity in a postcolonial world.” 

    New Directions in Humanities Conference. Granada, Spain.


Scott, C (2011) “Contesting genres: Contesting selves - Interrogating South African Journalists'

    Creative Non-Fiction.”  International Association of Literary Journalism Studies Conference.

    Brussels, Belgium.


Jones, NJ & Pitcher, SJ (2010) “I will always find a way to get my stories out”: exploring the

    role of new electronic media in South Africa’s fight for press freedom.” Exploring Media &

    Democracy within Post-Apartheid South Africa Symposium. Rhodes University,

    Grahamstown, South Africa.


Jones, NJ (2010) “Representation of the FIFA World Cup 2010: A comparative analysis of

    British and South African online newspaper headlines”. South African Communications

    Conference (SACOMM), Johannesburg, South Africa.


Jones, NJ & Pitcher, SJ (2010) “Postgraduate Journalists: Rediscovering Discourse and

    Identity”. World Journalism Education Conference – Journalism Education in an Age of

    Radical Change. Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.


Jones, N (2010) “Mobile implications stemming from the rapid transmissionand production of

    knowledge on the nature of journalistic ethics”. Mobile Textkulturen symposium, Berlin

    Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin, Germany.


Jones, NJ (2010) “Thoughts on the future of journalism”. Presentation at the Institute for

    Practical Journalism, Paris, France.


Scott, C (2010) “‘Tales of ordinary murder’: Intersections of whiteness, violence and belonging

    in Rian Malan’s My Traitor’s Heart and Kevin Bloom’s Ways of Staying.”  E’skia

    Mphahlehle Wits University 2nd Postgraduate Colloquium. Johannesburg, South Africa.


Scott, C (2010) “Die Antwoord and a delegitimized South African whiteness: A potential

    counter-narrative?” South African Communications Conference (SACOMM), Johannesburg,

    South Africa.


Moodley, S (2010) “Exploring the Eye/I of the Camera in Cultural Studies Research:

    Understanding the Troubled Relationship between the Self, Autoethnography and Visual

    Methodologies”. South African Communications Conference (SACOMM), Johannesburg,

    South Africa.


Viney, D (2010) “A new kind of newspaper for a new kind of public sphere in South Africa”.

    South African Communications Conference (SACOMM), Johannesburg, South Africa.


Viney, D (2010) “Media, Development and Democracy: Mediated Citizenship.” Responsible

    Leadership Conference, Pretoria, South Africa.

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