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Welcome to Beijing, Lincoln!

This Friday Rhodes University and SPI alumnus Lincoln van der Westhuizen will fly to China to start the next two years as a Master’s student in business journalism at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

 

Myth of the powerless private

Journalists in South Africa are sometimes criticised from a Leftwing, Marxist perspective, for being tools of capitalist owners, but another perspective was heard at Rhodes University this week by Professor Steven Friedman.

 

Start spreading the news

This Friday Gino Shelile, a former TV student in the Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies, will leave for New York to attend the UNAOC-EF Summer School in Tarrytown from 24 to 31 August.

 

Call to redefine RU student media

On Tuesday last week representatives from Rhodes University’s two student newspapers met with the School of Journalism and Media Studies to discuss setting up a partnership between the School and student media on campus, Activate, Oppidan Press and Rhodes Music Radio (RMR).