Moral philosophy as the foundation of normative media theory: The case of African Ubuntuism

@inproceedings{Fourie2007MoralPA,
  title={Moral philosophy as the foundation of normative media theory: The case of African Ubuntuism},
  author={P. Fourie},
  year={2007}
}
  • P. Fourie
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Abstract In the South African debate about the role of the media in the new (post-apartheid) South African society, the African moral philosophy ubuntuism is from time to time raised as a framework for African normative media theory. Up till now, the possibility of using ubuntuism as a normative framework can, however, not yet be described as a focused effort to develop a comprehensive theory on the basis of which media performance could be measured from ‘an African perspective’. Rather, the… CONTINUE READING
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