COM3703 Portfolio examination

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I have read and understood Tutorial Letter CMNALLE/ 301 regarding technical and presentation requirements , referencing techniques and plagiarism.

Tebogo Shweni
02.05 .2014
Witness: Thabang Mashika

UNIQUE ASSIGNMENT NUMBER 835431

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 INTRODUCTION
2 QUANTITATIVE CONTENTCONTENT ANALYSIS
2.1 Research problem
2.2 Research questions
2.3 Method
2.4Findings
2.5 Analysis

1

INTRODUCTION

This portfolio is a summary and conclusion on media studies relating to media content and
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Types of violence
For example: Domestic violence, religious violence, sexual violence and physical violence

Types of education
For example: Formal, Informal or non-formal education.

Categorising of days
For example: Day 1, day 2, day 3, etc...

Allocated number of pages
1 page, 2-3 pages, 4 and more pages.

2.4 FINDINGS

2.5 Analysis

As illustrated in the chart The Citizen had covered more crime stories over the five days as compared with educational stories. For four days the front page of the citizen covered politically inspired violence with each story covering the entire front page or more . An educational story only appeared once in the front page of the newspaper but more frequently in other parts of the newspaper, either in the middle pages or the last pages . The word 'violence' dominated the newspaper overall . The Citizen has also reported high sales over crime stories as oppose to educational stories that do not sell much. As a result the newspaper limits coverage of educational stories on the front page in order to keep high sales.

3 FIELD RESEARCH IN MEDIA STUDIES

Research problem

The Department of Communication has recently launched a public awareness campaign on television informing viewers and residents in Pretoria about the migration from analogue to digital transmission, the campaign was followed by criticism that the…

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