Author: Sim Kyazze

Grocott’s Editor defends hyperlocal journos

By Lungelo Masinga Grocott’s Mail Editor Sue Maclennan spoke on the theme “Media and Local Government. Permanent Adversaries?” Sue said that for its part, Grocott’s Mail has tried engage the local government structures within the Grahamstown community. Grocott’s, SA’s oldest newspaper, has a close association with Rhodes University in Grahamstown....

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Investigative journo gives rousing HA keynote speech

One of South Africa’s most famous investigative journalists, Sam Sole, has just delivered one of the most riveting keynote addresses at Highway Africa in recent years. Sole, who started work in 1986, and is the co-founder of amaBhungane, an investigative journalism unit, was speaking as part of the 21st Highway Africa conference in Grahamstown. The 31 August- 1 September meeting of journalists, activists and policy makers, has been held this year in conjunction with SACOMM (the South African Communication Association), which is also holding its annual (and parallel) conference in...

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So what is Data Journalism?

Why don’t you find out by listening to this podcast? Here, Dutch academic Peter Verweij helps us figure how Data Journalism is disrupting journalism production around the world, but also how it’s helping journalism find new ways to tell stories. http://highwayafrica.ru.ac.za/opensource/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Data-Jornalism-workshop-_mixdown.mp3...

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