26 February 2009
Lecturer's conference date in the US
Dr Herman Wasserman, senior lecturer in the Department of Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield, will be an invited guest speaker at the conference 'Talkshow Democracy' hosted by the The Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA at the end of March.
His paper “Global Infotainment and the Politics of the Everyday: Reading Post-apartheid South African Tabloids” will be based on his forthcoming book True Story! Tabloid Journalism in Post-Apartheid South Africa (Indiana University Press).
In the same week he will also give a guest lecture on media ethics in Africa at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison.