Go to AfricaBib home

Go to AfricaBib home Education in Africa Go to database home

bibliographic database

Line
Previous page New search

The free AfricaBib App for Android is available here

Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:The local in the global: challenges of teaching global journalism
Author:Rodny-Gumede, YivaISNI
Year:2013
Periodical:Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies (ISSN 0256-0054)
Volume:34
Issue:2
Pages:128-141
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:journalism
vocational education
globalization
Abstract:This article addresses some of the challenges encountered while developing and working to ensure the relevance of curricula, and subsequently teaching global journalism to students at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. The article outlines responses to course content from students taking the global journalism course at the University of Johannesburg from 2009-2012. The article also outlines responses to the course contents from a select group of newspaper editors. The author argues that what we define as global journalism, and even more so how we teach it, should be framed from within a local and national context of media systems and journalism, in order to be relevant for aspiring journalists and should emphasise a comparative perspective on global media and journalism. Bibliogr., sum. [Journal abstract]
Views