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Bernadine Jones is a lecturer in Journalism at the Department of Communications, Media and Culture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK. She holds a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Cape Town, an MA in Media Studies form the University of Cape Town, a BA in Communication Science from the University of South Africa and a BA in Film and Television Studies from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. She has held two Next Generation Social Science in Africa (Next Gen) fellowship awards, namely the Next Gen Research (2015) and Completion (2016) fellowships.