Africa joins global strategists to chart future of media and journalism
By Francis Mdlongwa GRAHAMSTOWN, South Africa – Is there a future for ‘philanthropic journalism’? Are media editors holding up much-needed change in their firms and thus jeopardizing the role and place of what has long been known as the ‘Fourth Estate’? How should media managers and editors cope with the shifting sands of a profession under siege from all fronts?
2018 OSISA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN WOMEN MEDIA LEADERS AT RHODES
The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), an African institution committed to the creation of open societies through support for democracy, human rights and good governance, invites applications for 10 postgraduate scholarships from Southern African women media leaders who wish to study media management at Rhodes University’s Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership in 2018.
Govin Reddy: a giant of African journalism
It is with great sadness that Rhodes University’s Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership has learnt of the death of Govin Reddy, the Institute’s founding director who also served in a variety of senior journalism roles in South Africa and Africa.
SPI focuses on gender agenda at media workshop
By Melesiana Phiri The Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership has just completed a three-day gender empowerment and transformation workshop aimed at promoting gender equality and equity at workplaces by training the 2017 class of the Postgraduate Diploma in Media Management (PGDip in Media Management).