Madiba communication quicker
Information on former president Nelson Mandela's admission to hospital is being made available quicker than previously, a Rhodes University academic said on Monday.
SPI – Helping Break Down Barriers Between Government and Media
Government media officers became journalists for five days at the Government Media Course of the Sol Plaatje Media Leadership Institute (SPI) in October 2012. This year’s programme placed an emphasis on understanding the contexts of the journalism profession and the media industry as a means of bridging the gap between government and media.
South African media marginalise voices
Taking stock of the media since the onset of democracy, Prof Jane Duncan of the School of Journalism and Media Studies critiqued the established systems of news in South Africa, examining specifically, the coverage of Marikana -- one of the media’s most glaring failures.
Umkhonto we-Sizwe soldier speaks of history and hope
A former Umkhonto we-Sizwe (MK) soldier, Barry Gilder launched his latest book in Grahamstown entitled From Rebellion to Governance: The Songs and Secrets of Barry Gilder.
JMS TV Students Win Africa's Premier Scitech Journalism Prize - The Siemens Profile Award - Again!
2012 marks the 4th consecutive win for JMS students in the Student Journalism category of the Pan-African Siemens Profile Awards – winning the category every year since its inception.