PROFESSOR AND DEPUTY HEAD OF SCHOOL
BA (Hons), Hons.B.Journ., MA, D.Litt (Stellenbosch)
Herman's primary research interests are media ethics, global journalism and the intersections between journalism and popular culture. He is a former print media journalist, has authored and edited books on tabloid journalism in South Africa, popular media, democracy and development in Africa and global media ethics, and published widely in international journals. He edits the journal Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies and serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Australian Journalism Review, Communicatio and Journal of African Media Studies. He holds an Honorary Senior Lectureship at the University of Sheffield in the UK.
Professor Wasserman holds a B2 rating by the National Research Foundation, awarded to researchers who enjoy considerable international recognition by their peers for the high quality and impact of their recent research outputs.
Prof Wasserman heads the Research Unit for Media in the Global South (RU MIGS)
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