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Research data: COMMUNICATION MEDIUMS
2019 The effectiveness of Twitter as a tertiary education stakeholder communication tool: a case of #FeesMustFall in South Africa
Twitter has been a prevailing proxy in activating South Africa???s #FeesMustFall student movement. This research explores whether or not, so...Download this report
2018 Needs assessment report: communication sharing practices and needs of people living with HIV: a case of Nkangala in Mpumalanga and Ekurhuleni in Gauteng
The study established that information sharing practices are characterised by information access, whereby a particular group of people get i...
Reviews the European experience of regionalism and evaluates its impact on the transport and communications sector. Reflects on the concept...