JMS students enchant France
Two students from Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies, fourth year radio student Georgina Selander and third year television student Bongeka Masango were selected to join two French students from the Centre de formation des journalists de Paris (CFJ) to produce multimedia stories during the South African Season in France 2013 for a month between June and July.
JMS alumni are new M&G editors
The Mail & Guardian announced their new editors on 22 July 2013 and Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies is well-represented by alumni Angela Quintal and Verashni Pillay.
Top Afrikaans student theatre production
Directed and produced by Maude Sandham, an Honours directing student in Rhodes University’s Drama Department, and co-produced by Hancu Louw, a fourth year journalism student at the Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies, Wat Die Hart is based on the Afrikaans expression “wat die hart van vol is, loop die mond van oor” (what is in the heart will come out of the mouth), and is a three part exploration of some of the strangest and most beautiful pieces of Afrikaans literature.
Your rights in 67 minutes
The Rhodes University Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM) spent their 67 minutes for Nelson Mandela Day at GADRA, the Grahamstown Area Distress Relief Association, where they presented a workshop about the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA).
200 cups of soup in 67 minutes
On Friday 26 July staff members from the School of Journalism and Media Studies descended on the St Mary’s Development Care Centre with large iron pots of bean and vegetable soup to combat the morning’s winter chill, as part of the Rhodes University community engagement initiative to give 67 minutes of your time for Nelson Mandela day.