WATCH: The virus, fake news and journalism

WATCH: The virus, fake news and journalism

Chair of the South African Editor’s Forum and editor for Eyewitness News in South Africa, Mahlatse Mahlase, Africa Check chief editor, Lee Mwiti and director at First Draft News Claire Wardle were in conversation with head of Wits Journalis, Prof Franz Kruger...
Covid-19 and Wits journalism

Covid-19 and Wits journalism

  Dear students, partners and colleagues As we prepare for the national lockdown, I am writing to update you on some actions we have taken in response to the crisis, and what we intend to do going forward.  Our basic approach is to accept that the current...
Wits Journalism events postponed

Wits Journalism events postponed

Wits Journalism has noted the call to limit gatherings in order to slow the spread of Covid-19, and  has postponed a number of events. This includes several events that were planned for this week,  including Jamfest, the Civic Tech Innovation Forum (which...