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Journalism and Media Studies: Definitions

This Guide provides resources and information for journalists and students who are studying journalism and media studies.

Welcome note

Welcome to this LibGuide/Subject Guide on Journalism and Media Studies.  I hope you will find these resources useful.  Should you have any queries about this LibGuide, or should you want to add other useful references to this LibGuide, please contact Denise Nicholson at



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  • Definitions
  • Wits School of Journalism
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Freedom of Access & Expression
  • Ethics
  • Journalism, Film and Media Resources
  • Newspaper Resources
  • Social Media
  • Reports
  • Articles and Websites
  • Open Access Resources
  • Universities and Associations
  • Scholarships and Jobs
  • Research and Resources
  • Wits Library Services

Please note: Some linked material on this LibGuide is copyright protected so please ensure when using the material beyond 'Fair Dealing', that you obtain the necessary copyright permission.