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Course material for the Highway Africa workshops, presented by Izak Minnaar (SABC), Dr Julie Taylor (Google) and Jackie Rajuai (Google) on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 July 2010:

Presentation by Andrew Bangs from YouTube in the Highway Africa plenary on Tuesday 6 July on

Friday, 09 July 2010 18:16

Next WJEC in Belgium, 2013 Featured

Written by Guy Berger
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…
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…
Thursday, 08 July 2010 17:39

Tutu endorses media freedom declaration

Written by Guy Berger
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…
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…
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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