After working as a contract lecturer in the department for seven years, Dr Pitcher has recently been appointed as a full-time member of staff.  Her PhD, which was completed in 2016, considers the role of political cartooning in light of a socially responsible press and questions the limits of free speech.  Her primary research interests rest in new media, social media, journalism and media ethics - with a special focus on the concept of ubuntu.

Room 127 Old Main Building

pitcher@ukzn.ac.za


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