2019 OSISA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN WOMEN MEDIA LEADERS
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 eight 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 2019.
Rhodes attracts diverse crop of aspirant media leaders
Rhodes attracts diverse crop of aspirant media leaders The students named below are studying the intensive, one-year, fulltime Postgraduate Diploma in Media Management (PGDip in Media Management, which is popularly known as the PDMM) at Rhodes University’s Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership in 2018. The PDMM, which is equivalent to an honours degree, is the only formal qualification in media management in Africa and the developing world.
Warning to media: build personalized ties, news content with declining audiences
By Francis Mdlongwa GRAHAMSTOWN, South Africa – Financially troubled mainstream media and their journalists need to work harder to build strong personalized relationships with their audiences whom they must also serve personalized news content or kiss their centuries-old business goodbye.
Media control of tech giants scrutinised
The 2018 World Media Economic and Management Conference has kicked off in Cape Town, where the world’s leading scholars of media business and media management have gathered to discuss issues affecting the media industry.