Articles by

Herman Wasserman

Herman Wasserman is professor of media studies at the University of Cape Town.


Criminal Media

The South African Afrikaans-language newspaper Beeld has historically been regarded as the more liberal cousin of

Bok van Blerk’s Darkest Africa

What's new. The video for Van Blerk's "Tyd om te trek," not surprisingly, comes with the familiar racist tropes of starving, diseased children in a war-torn African country saved by a blonde heroine and her white male companion.