Media and Cultural Studies Pietermaritzburg Campus



  • 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: Germany.
  • 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.