4310 Amanda Stavrou- South Africa

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Ruth Teer-Tomaselli et al., "South Africa as a regional media power." In Thussu, ed, Media on the Move, chapter 9, pp 153-164.

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4310 Amanda Stavrou- South Africa

  1. 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvyc4w5vrkY<br />
  2. 2. South Africa as a regional media power<br />By Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, Herman Wasserman & Arnold S. de Beer<br />
  3. 3. South Africa<br />Population: 48.7 Million (2008)<br /> 25th Largest Country in the World<br />www.google.com/publicdata<br />Language: English, Zulu, Sesotho, Afrikaans<br />Currency: Rand (ZAR) <br /> 1 South African rand = 0.142476642 Canadian dollars<br />100 Canadian Dollar = 710.033 South African Rand 100 South African Rand (ZAR) = 14.08386 Canadian Dollar (CAD)<br />Leadership: President Jacob Zuma (May 9th, 2009)<br />UN Classification: Middle Income Country<br />
  4. 4. Introduction<br /><ul><li> Receiving end of cultural media products
  5. 5. Imperialistic nation of the global media industry
  6. 6. Boyd-Barrett’s ‘generic’ model of Cultural Imperialism
  7. 7. South Africa is a big role player within its region &</li></ul> continent<br /><ul><li> Unequal flows internally, multi directional global media flows</li></li></ul><li>Broadcasting: transnational in an African context<br /><ul><li>Both TV and Radio are less developed in Africa then on any other continent
  8. 8. Radio- crossed national borders in its earliest days where as tv remained closed by national barriers
  9. 9. Most broadcasters carry a significant amount of imported content
  10. 10. . It was the globalization phenomenon that leads to the growth of transnational activity in Africa during the last decade of the 20th century</li></li></ul><li>MultiChoice Africa<br /><ul><li>prominent content carrier in Anglophone Africa
  11. 11. It is a broadcast publisher, and subscriptions manager
  12. 12. MIH (MultiChoice Investment Holdings) , the parent company owns operations that span over 50 countries
  13. 13. a growth of the satellite market TV market, will be determined by the expansion of middle class</li></li></ul><li>MNET<br />MultiChoice Africa <br />MCL (MultiChoice Limited)<br />PAS4 Satellite = Digital Service <br />DSTV (direct satellite )<br />MIH (MultiChoice Investment Holdings)<br />http://www.allbusiness.com/electronics/computer-electronics-manufacturing/7137592-1.html<br />Eutelsate W4 <br />
  14. 14. M-Net & It’s Channels<br />http://beta.mnet.co.za/<br />KTv, SuperSports & The Movie Magic <br />http://www.southafrica.info/about/media/satv.htm<br />
  15. 15. Big Brother<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yXElMLRcX4<br />SABC- South African Broadcasting Corporation- State Owned<br />http://www.sabc1.co.za/portal/site/sabc1redirect/<br />
  16. 16. South African TV Licensing Fee<br />The license fee in South Africa is R225 per annum (R276 per year if paid on a monthly basis) for TV<br />Canadian = $31.92690 <br />Conclusion Clip: Why you must pay your licensing fees in S.A!<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6Cw3ssKrHo<br />
  17. 17. Thanks!!!!<br />By Amanda Stavrou<br />November 17th 2009<br />

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