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Zimbabwe Journalism Educators Network launches in June

Organisers are excited to announce the launch of the Zimbabwe Journalism Educators Network (ZIJEN) on 14 June 2024 at Great…

Minimum consensus or overblocking? How justified is the criticism of the European Media Freedom Act?

Press freedom is not the same everywhere in Europe. In an attempt to establish EU-wide standards for press freedom, the…

‘World News’ without the rest of the world: The marginalisation of the Global South in the USA’s most widely covered news programme

In 2022, just around 3 per cent of the airtime of the most widely covered US news programme, ABC World…

UNESCO initiative boosts journalism education in Africa

By Enock Sithole A UNESCO initiative to strengthen journalism education in Africa has seen more than 735 journalism students, 556…

World Press Freedom Day celebrated through a range of themes in Africa

By Enock Sithole The World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), on May 3 was celebrated through various themes in different countries…

Tackling election mis- and disinformation

By Kemiso Wessie The digital and online realm has emerged as a battleground fraught with deep fake content generated by…

Novel media and communication MA programme kicks off in Rwanda By Enock Sithole The newly-introduced master’s programme in media and…

Shot in the arm for journalism, media and communication research

By Enock SitholeResearch in journalism, media and communication is about to get a shot in the arm following the launching…

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