Delegates at the recent annual African Women in Media (AWiM) conference adopted the Kigali Declaration on Gender Violence in and through the Media. The declaration calls for gender-ethical reporting, non-discriminatory coverage, as well as training and other measures to support these aims.
A collection of new publications on African media, compiled by Elva Nziza, for AJENda and Afromedia.network.
Africa’s first post-colonial journalism school is developing a curriculum in indigenous languages to empower journalists who work in these languages without any formal journalism education.
After years of planning, the Uganda Christian University (UCU) has finally introduced a PhD programme in journalism, media, and communication.
The globalising world has informed the establishment of the World Journalism Educators Council (WJEC) “to keep the international discussion about journalism education going,” WJEC vice-chair, Dr Nico Drok, said in an interview with AJENda.
In November the Wits Centre for Journalism attended the 9th Annual International Conference on the Safety of Journalists (MEKK) at Oslo Metropolitan (Oslomet) University in Norway. This is the third time the WCJ has participated in the conference, as part of the multi-national Safety Matters PhD programme.
By Enock Sithole If there was a personification of the combination of academic and professional knowledge in journalism, it would be Professor Anton Harber. Harber worked extensively in professional media before joining academia in 2001 to pioneer the establishment of...
CoMMPASS: Communicating Migration and Mobility – E-Learning Programs and Newsroom Applications for Sub-Saharan Africa
In the dynamic landscape of migration and mobility, the role of media is pivotal in shaping narratives and fostering informed discussions. Recognising this, the “Communicating Migration and Mobility – E-Learning Programs and Newsroom Applications for Sub-Saharan Africa” (CoMMPASS) project has emerged as a transformative initiative.
As December unfolds, a time for reflection and preparation for the coming year beckons. Amidst the festive season, consider immersing yourself in insightful literature that offers diverse perspectives on key issues shaping our world. We put together a curated list of December reads,
Recently promoted to full Professor, Dr Margaret Jjuuko of the University of Rwanda has been a dedicated media professional for several years, taking a particular interest in supporting women in the profession and in academia.