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Graduation Congratulations

Date Released: Wed, 15 April 2015 10:47 +0200

The School of JMS would like to congratulate all of our graduates of 2015. We had a wonderful time and we are really proud of you! Some of our students did exceptionally well and we’d like to send a special congratulations to all the students who graduated with distinction:

Bachelor of Arts
APPASAMY, Youlendree
CORKE, Emily Storm
CURRIE, Ian
SARGENT, Shannon

Bachelor of Arts with Honours

GOVENDER, Carissa Jade

Bachelor of Journalism
ADEBAYO, Binwe
AUSTIN, Natalie Joy
AVENANT, Michelle Sabina
BIRCH, Kristen Leigh
CUNLIFFE, Michelle Janice
DE KLERK, Denzil
FEITER, Anna Louisa
JANSE VAN RENSBURG, Kate
KINGON, Sarah Joy
RODEL, Nicole Thérèse
SLATER, Bronwyn Ann

Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism
HSU, Tzu Ting
MILES, Jason Desmond
NEL, Nina

Post Graduate Diploma in Economics Journalism
SEFAKO, Mampholodi Glorious


Post Graduate Diploma in Media Management
HIMANJE, Inutu
HOLMES, Katharine Nova
KAYAWE, Baboki
QUKULA, Qama

We would also like to congratulate our Masters and PhD graduates:

MASTERS Students:

DEINER, Catherine Anne, BAHons (Rhodes), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by thesis. Thesis: Soap operas as a platform for disseminating health information regarding antiretroviral treatment (ART) - the use of “reel” versus “real” role models: A case study of the South African TV soap opera, Isidingo.

HOSFORD-ISRAEL, Carly Nicole, BA (Long Island), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: A case study of Yes! Magazine: On news values and frameworks.

HUTCHESON, Lauren, BSocSciHons (Monash), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by thesis. Thesis: “Bold Distinguished You”: A critical discourse analysis of the representation of masculinity in Destiny Man.

KHUMALO, Senziwani, BScHons (NUST), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by 13 coursework and thesis. Thesis: An investigation into Zimbabwe’s Bulawayo viewers negotiate the gay storyline in “Generations”.

KORO, Emmanuel, NatDip (Journalism) (Zimbabwe), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Evaluating coverage of the environment: A comparative study of the observations of academics and journalists.

MLOTSHWA, Khanyile Joseph, BScHons (Zimbabwe), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: An interrogation of the representation of the San and Tonga ethnic “minorities” in the Zimbabwean state-owned Chronicle, and the privately owned Newsday Southern Edition/Southern Eye newspapers during 2013.

NKWERA, Godfrey, MBA (Mzumbe), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Public understanding of malaria in pregnancy: Dar-es-Salaam audiences’ reception of the health education film “Chumo.”

NYAUNGWA, Mathew, BA (Zimbabwe), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Newspapers’ institutional voices in Zimbabwe: Speaking to power through editorials between 1 June and 31 December 2013.

OYEWO, Ayanfeoluwa Olutosin, BA (Ibadan), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Tug of war: A critical discourse analysis of Punch and Daily Trust newspapers’ coverage of polio eradication in Nigeria.

REINECKE, Romi Kami, BSocSciHons (Rhodes), in Journalism and Media Studies, with distinction, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: An examination of the Mobisam project and Grocott’s Mail: Towards mobile social accountability monitoring in Grahamstown.

THOTHE, Oesi, BA (Botswana), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Investigating the role of media in the identity construction of ethnic minority language speakers in Botswana: An exploratory study of the Bakalanga.

Doctorate:

COWLING, Lesley Janet, MA (Ohio), in Journalism & Media Studies, in the School of Journalism and Media Studies. Degree by thesis. Thesis: Saving the Sowetan: The public interest and commercial imperatives in journalism practice. Supervisor: Professor L Strelitz. Co-supervisor: Professor LN Steenveld.

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