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[[Gabriël Botma]] (19**-) is a theatre and film  reviewer, the former arts editor of ''[[Die Burger]]'' in Cape Town,  and lecturer in journalism at the University of Stellenbosch. Also known as [[Gabriël J. Botma]] or [[Gawie Botma]]. His last name is sometimes misspelled [[Gabriël Bothma]]
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[[Gabriël Botma]] (19**-) is a theatre and film  reviewer, the former arts editor of ''[[Die Burger]]'' in Cape Town,  lecturer in journalism and head of the department at the University of Stellenbosch.  
  
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Also known as [[Gabriël J. Botma]] or [[Gawie Botma]]. His last name is sometimes misspelled [[Gabriël Bothma]]
  
  
== Sources ==
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== Biography ==
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== Training ==
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He studied at the [[University of Stellenbosch]], completing a BA therfe in 198*, In 2006 he obtained the degree MPhil (cum laude) with a study of media transformation at [[Naspers]] en [[Die Burger]] since 1994. In 2011 he completed a doctorate on the topic ''Manufacturing cultural capital: Arts journalism at [[Die Burger]] (1990-1999)''. Published as ''Brothers in Armchairs. Post-apartheid cultural struggles at [[Die Burger]]'' by [[Sun Press]], 2014.
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== Career ==
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He started working as a journalist in various capacities in the 1980s, becoming a writer and General reporter for ''[[Die Burger]]'' in Cape Town in 1988, joining the arts desk in 1992, and becoming arts editor in 2001.
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In 2005 he was made the [[Rykie van Reenen]] fellow at the Journalism Department, [[Stellenbosch University]], before returning to Die Burger as arts editor  for another year.
  
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In May 2007 he was appointed as a full-time lecturer in the Journalism Department, becoming coordinator of the BPhil programme, and a senior lecturer and researcher in Media & Society. Was later appointed chairman of that department.
  
http://www.litnet.co.za/author/gabriel-botma/
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== Contribution to South African Theatre, Film, Media and Performance ==
  
is a journalist, arts editor, theatre and film critic and academic.
 
  
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A highly respected theatre, film and arts reviewer and critic, Botma has written a vast number of commentaries, reviews and newspaper articles  on theatre and the performing arts in South Africa. In his capacity as Arts Editor at ''[[Die Burger]]'' he also did much to augment and maintain the reputation of the arts pages of that seminal South African paper. 
  
(19*-) Critic, journalist and academic. ****
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Besides his journalistic writing, he has published a large number of academic articles and commentaries in journals such as ''Journalism and Mass Commucation Educator'', ''Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies'', ''[[Communicatio]]'', ''[[Critical Arts]]'', ''[[LitNet]]''.  Botma is also the founder-editor and publisher of the internet journal ''[[Global Media Journal – African Edition]]''.
  
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(See https://sun.academia.edu/GabrielJBotma for more on his writing.)
  
His doctoral thesis is a study called ''Manufacturing cultural capital - Arts journalism at Die Burger 1990-1999''. (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
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He has served on a number of judging panels, most notably on the [[Fleur du Cap Theatre awards]] (1996–2004 and 2012-).
  
Gabriël Botma is die voorsitter van die Departement Joernalistiek aan die Universiteit Stellenbosch (US). Hy het in 2011 die graad PhD aan die US verwerf met die proefskrif “Manufacturing cultural capital: Arts journalism at Die Burger (1990-1999)”. Botma is die stigter-redakteur en uitgewer van die akademiese internetjoernaal Global Media Journal – African Edition. Hy het die graad MPhil (cum laude) in 2006 aan die US behaal met ? studie wat op mediatransformasie by Naspers en Die Burger sedert 1994 gefokus het. Hy het navorsingsartikels in vooraanstaande vaktydskrifte, soos Journalism and Mass Commucation Educator, Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, Communicatio en Critical Arts, gepubliseer. Tot sy aanstelling aan die US was hy kunsredakteur en -skrywer/resensent van Die Burger in Kaapstad. Sedert die laat 1980’s het hy as joernalis in verskeie hoedanighede gewerk. Hy het op onder meer die beoordelaarspaneel van die M-Net Boekpryse (1996, 1998) en die Fleur du Cap-teaterpryse (1996–2004) gedien. Sedert 2012 is hy weer eens ? lid van laasgenoemde paneel. Hy is ook lid van die Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), die South African Communication Association (SACOMM), die South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF), die International Communication Association (ICA), en die International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC).  
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He is a member of numerous associations, including the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), the  [[South African Communication Association]] ([[SACOMM]]), the  South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF), the  International Communication Association (ICA), and the [[International Association of Theatre Critics]] ([[IATC]]).
  
 
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Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography]]
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http://www.litnet.co.za/author/gabriel-botma/
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https://sun.academia.edu/GabrielJBotma
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:26, 12 July 2016

Gabriël Botma (19**-) is a theatre and film reviewer, the former arts editor of Die Burger in Cape Town, lecturer in journalism and head of the department at the University of Stellenbosch.

Also known as Gabriël J. Botma or Gawie Botma. His last name is sometimes misspelled Gabriël Bothma


Biography

Training

He studied at the University of Stellenbosch, completing a BA therfe in 198*, In 2006 he obtained the degree MPhil (cum laude) with a study of media transformation at Naspers en Die Burger since 1994. In 2011 he completed a doctorate on the topic Manufacturing cultural capital: Arts journalism at Die Burger (1990-1999). Published as Brothers in Armchairs. Post-apartheid cultural struggles at Die Burger by Sun Press, 2014.

Career

He started working as a journalist in various capacities in the 1980s, becoming a writer and General reporter for Die Burger in Cape Town in 1988, joining the arts desk in 1992, and becoming arts editor in 2001.

In 2005 he was made the Rykie van Reenen fellow at the Journalism Department, Stellenbosch University, before returning to Die Burger as arts editor for another year.

In May 2007 he was appointed as a full-time lecturer in the Journalism Department, becoming coordinator of the BPhil programme, and a senior lecturer and researcher in Media & Society. Was later appointed chairman of that department.

Contribution to South African Theatre, Film, Media and Performance

A highly respected theatre, film and arts reviewer and critic, Botma has written a vast number of commentaries, reviews and newspaper articles on theatre and the performing arts in South Africa. In his capacity as Arts Editor at Die Burger he also did much to augment and maintain the reputation of the arts pages of that seminal South African paper.

Besides his journalistic writing, he has published a large number of academic articles and commentaries in journals such as Journalism and Mass Commucation Educator, Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, Communicatio, Critical Arts, LitNet. Botma is also the founder-editor and publisher of the internet journal Global Media Journal – African Edition.

(See https://sun.academia.edu/GabrielJBotma for more on his writing.)

He has served on a number of judging panels, most notably on the Fleur du Cap Theatre awards (1996–2004 and 2012-).

He is a member of numerous associations, including the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), the South African Communication Association (SACOMM), the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF), the International Communication Association (ICA), and the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC).

Sources

http://www.litnet.co.za/author/gabriel-botma/

https://sun.academia.edu/GabrielJBotma

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