Proposed book title: Converged Radio, Youth and Urbanity in Africa: Emerging trends and perspectives.

Editors: Stanley Tsarwe and Sarah Chiumbu Proposed publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Even though at some point radio was regarded as the poor ‘cousin’ of the then newer ICTs (Myers 2008) in the 1990s, there is evidence that radio is now being brought back into the media technologies family and is increasingly converging with contemporary digital media …

Secondhand Cultures in Unsettled Times

Online Symposium hosted by the School of Media, Journalism and Culture, Cardiff University, 15-16 June 2021. Tuesday 15 June & Wednesday 16 June 2-9pm GMT, online. Secondhand cultures and practices, from reselling sites to charity shops and thrift stores to waste picking, have expanded and transformed over recent decades, with profound social, political, and environmental implications. This Symposium brings …

Book Call: Converged Radio, Youth and Urbanity in Africa: Emerging trends and perspectives.

Editors: Stanley Tsarwe and Sarah Chiumbu Proposed publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Even though at some point radio was regarded as the poor ‘cousin’ of the then newer ICTs (Myers 2008) in the 1990s, there is evidence that radio is now being brought back into the media technologies family and is increasingly converging with contemporary digital media …

The Journalist & Mail and Guardian celebrate World Freedom Day

The Journalist in partnership with the Mail and Guardian celebrates World Press Freedom Day 2021 (3 May 2021) and 30 years of the Windhoek Declaration with a special edition online at www.thejournalist.org.za and a print version in today’s Mail and Guardian.   See our main story: A Gift to the World from African JournalistsLink to the special …

CALL FOR PAPERS – Deadline Extended to Friday 14 May Highway Africa 2021

Academic and research track “New news for new times” Journalism all over the world is in an existential crisis. But this profession has many champions who are deeply invested in the ongoing role that journalism plays in enlarging democracy, ensuring freedom of expression and safeguarding the right to information. On day three (23 June) of …

Call for Chapters (CFP): Book Project (NB: No payment from authors/APC will be required)

Title: Strategic Communication Management for Development and Social Change: Governance, Sustainability and Participatory Perspectives in Africa Editors: Dr Tsietsi Mmutle, School of Communication Studies, North-West University, South Africa; Dr Tshepang Molale, School of Communication Studies, North-West University, South Africa; Dr Olebogeng Selebi, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Dr Olanrewaju Olugbenga Akinola, Department …

Call for Applications: Research Lecturer

AFDA Johannesburg, School of Postgraduate Studies AFDA (The School of the Creative Economy) is the leading school of its kind in South Africa, offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Motion Picture Medium, Live Performance, Business Innovation and Technology. AFDA is a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. …

HIGHWAY AFRICA 2021

21 to 23 June 2021 Academic and research track “New news for new times” Journalism all over the world is in an existential crisis. But this profession has many champions who are deeply invested in the ongoing role that journalism plays in enlarging democracy, ensuring freedom of expression and safeguarding the right to information. On …

New book out: Re-Imagining Communication in Africa and the Caribbean: Global South Issues in Media, Culture and Technology.

We are delighted to announce the publication of our new edited volume, titled Re-Imagining Communication in Africa and the Caribbean: Global South Issues in Media, Culture and Technology. The book brings together a selection of 22 scholars from the two regions, to provide critical explorations of people and media in their diverse engagements with culture, communication and …