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Journalists from Nigeria and Iraq were the recipients of the $2000 prize at this year’s Global Shining Light awards. Continue reading “Winners of the Global Shining Light Awards 2017 announced” »
The groundbreaking hit radio series and podcast won on Tuesday at the Vodacom Journalist of The Year Awards for Best Radio Feature (Northern Region) and has a chance to win nationally on the 16th of November.
The Africa-China Journalists Forum, the Project’s annual gathering of journalists and reporters discussing their Africa-China investigations, will take place at Wits University
A new research programme in Media and Social Belonging is being launched in the School of Journalism and Media Studies from 2018, funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation
The deadline for the submission of full research papers for the World Media Economics and Management Conference (WMEMC) to be held on 6-9 May 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa has been extended from 15 December 2017 to 15 February 2018.
Pulitzer Prize winners, data journalism pioneers and the investigative reporters behind the Panama Papers will be among the speakers, presenters and delegates at the tenth Global Investigative Journalism Conference which is only a few weeks away. Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa will be the keynote speakers for November’s Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg.
This will be the first time the conference is held on African soil. The conference is hosted by Wits Journalism and the Global Investigative Journalism Network from November 16 to 19.
Get ready for an extraordinary event. This year’s conference already has numerous sessions planned across a range of topics. Wits Journalism along with partners from the Global Investigative Journalism Network are still tinkering with a few sessions, but you’ll find over 150 panels, workshops, and special events, packed with top investigative reporters ready to share their skills and secrets. Be sure to take a look at the programme to see what you can expect.
The training sessions will include programming and speakers that incorporate the rich diversity of stories and methods of investigation that have emerged on the continent. Cutting edge reporting methods which are transforming journalism globally — including mobile journalism, drone reporting and virtual reality — will also be covered.
There are only a few seats left at this massive conference, be sure to get your #GIJC17 ticket. Find it here https://buff.ly/2xjoigc .
16 August 2017 – 20 October 2017 #WMEMC2018 Early Bird Conference Registration
The 2018 edition of the World Media Economics and Management Conference seeks to interrogate the business, management and leadership strategies of the current media industry.