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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

African journalists have been told to report with integrity and courage and tell the truth to power. The Archbishop of South Africa, Desmond Tutu, gave this admonition to African journalists Wednesday, 7 July, 2010, at the closing ceremony of the Highway Africa/World Journalism Education Congress which took place at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. Tutu, who…
Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:17

Reflections on journalism ethics

Written by Osei Piesie-Anto
The question of ethics and ethical standards in journalism practice has been one of the most debated at all fora of academic discourse. In fact, settling on the definition and dimensions of ethics in journalism has been battered beyond the skin right to the marrow. The special syndicate session on journalism ethics during this year’s WJEC/Africa…
Research entails finding out what needs to be done to either correct/improve on existing systems or finding news ways of doing things. The research paper on finding new ways of training journalists in Africa, presented by Professsor Absalom Mutere, Dean, School of Journalism of the African University College of Communications, Accra-Ghana, was one of such incisive…
Thursday, 08 July 2010 12:09

Mo-jo to the rescue?

Written by Steven Adesemoye
Mobile journalism, also known as mo-jo, has been identified as another virile platform to be considered in teaching modern journalism in the 21st century.
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 17:25

Who's afraid of big bad (face)book?

Written by Allan Weimann
An earlier post pinpointed some of the challenges that surfaced in a WJEC syndicate discussion around the topic of social media(SM) and the implications for journalism educators (J-Eds). But as everyone knows it is one thing to ask the questions; it is often something quite different to find answers. However, an attempt was made to suggest…
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