Professor Adrian Hadland

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Communications, Media and Culture University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor Adrian Hadland

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About me

About me

Adrian Hadland was a professional journalist for more than 15 years based mainly in South Africa but also covering events in Africa, Asia, the US and in Europe. He has published 17 books including biographies/memoirs of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Kader Asmal and Napoleon Bonaparte along with a number of scholarly texts on and about journalism. HIs most recent monograph is "Media-State Relations in Emerging Democracies (Palgrave 2015). He worked in the policy environment in South Africa as Director of the Democracy and Governance Programme at the Human Sciences Research Council and was also an elected member of the South African Press Ombudsman's Appeal Panel. He has consulted for the World Bank and for the United Nations Development Programme. After spending a few years teaching in mainland China where he was Head of the International Communications Division at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, he is currently Head of Division: Communications, Media & Culture, at the University of Stirling in the UK.

Research

Journalism; comparative media systems; digital journalism; democracy; mobile phones and journalism; ethics; photography; biographical writing; non-fiction. Questionnaire for 2016 Survey of World Press Photo (WPP) Photographers

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Outputs

Research Report

Pixley T, Smith-Rodden M, Campbell D & Hadland A (2022) The State Of Photography 2022. Knight Foundation. USA. https://www.catchlight.io/news/2022/5/2/the-state-of-photography-2022-report#:~:text=The%20State%20of%20Photography%202022%20Report%2C%20authored%20by%20Tara%20Pixley,experiences%20of%20imagemakers%20from%20historically

Research Report

Hadland A & Barnett C (2018) The State of News Photography 2018. World Press Photo Foundation. Amsterdam. https://www.worldpressphoto.org/getmedia/4f811d9d-ebc7-4b0b-a417-f119f6c49a15/the_state_of_news_photography_2018.pdf

Research Report

Hadland A, Lambert P & Barnett C (2016) The State of News Photography 2016. World Press Photo. http://www.worldpressphoto.org/activities/research/state-news-photography-2016

Authored Book

Hadland A (2015) Media-State Relations in Emerging Democracies. Basingstoke UK: Palgrave MacMillan. http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/media-state-relations-in-emerging-democracies-adrian-hadland/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137493484

Book Chapter

Hadland A (2011) Africanizing Three Models of Media and Politics. In: Hallin D & Mancini P (eds.) Comparing Media Systems Beyond the Western World:The South African Experience. Communication, Society and Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 96-118. http://ebooks.cambridge.org/ebook.jsf?bid=CBO9781139005098

Authored Book

Asmal K & Hadland A (2011) Kader Asmal: Politics in My Blood - A Memoir. Auckland Park South Africa: Jacana. http://www.jacana.co.za/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage-ask.tpl&category_id=27&product_id=590&vmcchk=1&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=200

Book Chapter

Hadland A (2010) A Perspective from the South: Triggers and Signs of Change. In: Dobek-Ostrowska B, Glowacki M, Jakubowicz K & Sukosd M (eds.) Comparative Media Systems: European and Global Perspective. Budapest, Hungary: Central European University Press, pp. 77-96. http://www.ceupress.com/books/html/Comparative-Media-Systems.htm

Edited Book

Hadland A, Louw E, Sesanti S & Wasserman H (eds.) (2008) Power, Politics and Identity in South African Media. Cape Town South Africa: HSRC Press. http://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/product.php?productid=2222

Book Chapter

Cowling L & Hadland A (2008) Surveys and Supplements. In: Berger G & Barratt E (eds.) The Extraordinary Editor: A Handbook for South African media leaders. Johannesburg, South Africa: South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF), p. 124.

Edited Book

Mangcu X, Marcus G, Shubane K & Hadland A (eds.) (2007) Visions of Black Economic Empowerment. Auckland Park South Africa: Jacana. http://www.jacana.co.za/index.php?page=shop.product_details&product_id=211&flypage=flypage-ask.tpl&pop=0&vmcchk=1&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=161

Authored Book

Hadland A (2005) Napoleon. London: Short Books.

Book Chapter

Hadland A (2003) Nelson Mandela: A Life. In: Asmal K, Chidester D & James W (eds.) Nelson Mandela: From Freedom to the Future – tributes and speeches. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Authored Book

Hadland A (2001) Desmond Tutu. They fought for freedom. Cape Town South Africa: Maskew Miller Longman. http://www.mml.co.za/book/9780636048676

Authored Book

Hadland A & Rantao J (2000) Thabo Mbeki. They fought for freedom. Cape Town South Africa: Maskew Miller Longman. http://www.mml.co.za/book/9780636043633

Book Chapter

Hadland A (1998) After Hong Kong, Taiwan Resists Growing Pressure to Unify. In: Chen CJ (ed.) After Hong Kong: Whither Taiwan? World Press Perspectives on the Republic of China's Future in the Wake of the Hong Kong Transition. Taipei: Government Information Office.