Brussels is the venue of the 3rd World Journalism Education Congress, to be held in the European summer of 2013. The hosts are the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) and the Flemish/Dutch Network of Journalism Institutes (VNOJ). The WJE Council meeting in Istanbul in mid-2011 set parameters that the maximum registration price will be 350 Euros…
Friday, 09 July 2010 14:29 Written by Katherine Robinson & Phumzile Manana
Nobel Laureate, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu provided words of inspiration to journalists and academics at the closing ceremony of the World Journalism Educator's Congress and Highway Africa Conference. "If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all," he told delegates. Tutu became a signatory to the…
Africa's campaign against Insult Laws has won the endorsement of Archishop Tutu at the closing events of Highway Africa and the World Journalism Education Congress on Wednesday, 7 July. The campaign centres around the Table Mountain Declaration, adopted in Cape Town in 2007 at the conferences of the World Association of Newspapers and the World Editors…
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 17:04 Written by George Nyabuga
The increasing use of new media technologies has serious consequences for journalism. Besides the rather obvious falling newspaper circulations and consumption of radio and television, technology has seen off numerous journalism jobs. This seemingly obvious consequences of technology means newsrooms and classrooms have to continually innovate to survive. Even though the employment of technology has positive…
Thursday, 08 July 2010 16:20 Written by Katherine Robinson and Phumzile Manana.
Organising Committee chair, Joe Foote calls WJEC2 the "coming out party for journalism education". Foote believes that potential hosts bidding for the next Congress in three years time will have a tough act to follow.
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