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Starring Mandela and CosbyMedia and the End(s) of Apartheid$

Ron Krabill

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780226451886

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.001.0001

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Starring Mandela and Cosby
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All acronyms originate in South Africa unless otherwise noted.

  • AMPS

    All Media Product Survey

  • ANC

    African National Congress

  • APLA

    Azanian People's Liberation Army

  • AWB

    Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (Afrikaner Resistance Movement)

  • BBC

    British Broadcasting Corporation (United Kingdom)

  • Bop


  • Bop-TV

    Bophuthatswana Television

  • CCV

    Contemporary Community Values Television

  • CIB

    Campaign for Independent Broadcasting

  • CNN

    Cable News Network (United States)


    Congress for a Democratic South Africa

  • COM

    Campaign for Open Media


    Congress of South African Trade Unions

  • CP

    Conservative Party

  • ECC

    End Conscription Campaign

  • HBO

    Home Box Office (United States)

  • HNP

    Herstigte Nasionale Party

  • HRC

    South African Human Rights Commission

  • HSRC

    Human Sciences Research Council

  • IBA

    Independent Broadcasting Authority


    Independent Communications Authority of South Africa

  • Institute for Democracy in South Africa (formerly Institute for Democratic Alternative in South Africa)

  • IFP

    Inkatha Freedom Party

  • ITV

    Independent Television (United Kingdom)

  • JMCs

    Joint Management Councils

  • MDM

    Mass Democratic Movement

  • MK

    Umkhonto we Sizwe

  • M-Net

    Electronic Media Network


    Media Workers Association of South Africa

  • NNTV

    National Network Television

  • NP

    National Party

  • PAC

    Pan-Africanist Congress

  • PBS

    Public Broadcasting Service (United States)

  • PWV


  • SABC

    South African Broadcasting Corporation

  • SACP

    South African Communist Party


    South African Telecommunications Regulatory Agency

  • SSC

    State Security Council

  • TRC

    Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa

  • TSS

    TopSport Surplus

  • TV1

    Television One

  • TV2/3

    Television Two and Television Three

  • TV4

    Television Four

  • UDF

    United Democratic Front

  • UP

    United Party

  • VF-FF

    Vreiheitsfront (Freedom Front)