Communitas: Announcements <p><em>Communitas</em> is an accredited academic journal publishing scientific articles in the context of community communication, development communication, strategic communication, media studies, journalism and related disciplines. The journal aims to promote a better understanding of communication-related issues which affect developing societies, including Southern African communities.</p> <p>This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.</p> en-US