Shaping the conflict : factors influencing the representation of conflict around HIV/AIDS policy in the South African press


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December 2004
pp 68-93

This article identifies three major constraints to better HIV and AIDS coverage in the South African media, which are the imperative of news values, economic constraints and lack of commitment to HIV and AIDS stories. The lack of editorial-level policy around HIV and AIDS coverage means that editorial decisions tend to be ad-hoc, reactive, and largely determined on a case by case basis

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Vol 23 No 2

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