This is the website of the research project, “South African Media and the New Geopolitics of Communication“. This projects hopes to provide some answers to pressing questions about the impact that new global players like China or Russia can have in the future of South African media. This project if funded by South Africa’s National Research Foundation.
Prof Herman Wasserman, Principal Investigator on the South African Media and the New Geopolitics of Communication Research Project, recently presented the result of his ongoing research on China’s Media in Africa: Expansion, perception... READ MORE
Professor Herman Wasserman, the Principal Investigator of the South African Media and Geopolitics of Communication Research Project, recently presented the results of ongoing research on the geopolitics of communication to the London School of... READ MORE
On 10 November 2016 Wits’ Africa-China Reporting Project hosted the Africa-China Journalists Forum at which the project’s new branding was launched. Among the prominent themes that featured were the critique of the good-bad... READ MORE
In March 2016, the South African Media and the New Geopolitics of Communication Research Project sent its PhD student, Willemien Calitz, to Beijing, China. Here she conducted interviews with journalists working for Chinese... READ MORE