Subject: Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism

Subject: Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism

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Rhetorics of Resistance

|9780822965442|Opposition Journalism in Apartheid South Africa|The period of apartheid was a perilous time in South Africa’s history. This book examines the tactics of resistance developed by those working for the Weekly Mail and New Nation, two opposition newspapers published in South Africa in the mid- and late 1980s. The government, in an attempt to crack down on the massive political resistance sweeping the country, had imposed martial law and imposed even greater restrictions on the press. Bryan Trabold examines the writing, legal, and political strategies developed by those working for these newspapers to challenge the censorship restrictions as much as…

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