News

Showing 30 news

Editorial offices and reporting: less diverse than society

The Reuters Institute has published a new study that sheds light on how diverse the editorial teams of large media...

Academic research: The right to information under debate

by Mohamed Khalil Jelassi The right to information is a fundamental principle in many democratic societies. It recognises the right...

CoMMPASS: Communicating Migration and Mobility – E-Learning Programs and Newsroom Applications for Sub-Saharan Africa

By AJENda correspondent  In the dynamic landscape of migration and mobility, the role of media is pivotal in shaping narratives...

AwiM conference adopts declaration on media and gender violence

By: Kemiso Wessie  African Women in Media 2023 conference. AWiM. Delegates at the recent annual African Women in Media (AWiM)...

Nkrumah-created J-school introduces curriculum in indigenous languages

By Enock Sithole  Africa’s first post-colonial journalism school is developing a curriculum in indigenous languages to empower journalists who work...

New publications on African media

Compiled by Elva Nziza, for AJENda and Afromedia.network Zaini Izzuddin via Unsplash. Media and Religion in Ethiopia: A Research Report ...

Harber drops the chalk – but far from done

By Enock Sithole If there was a personification of the combination of academic and professional knowledge in journalism, it would...

UCU introduces PhD programme in journalism, media, and communication

By Enock Sithole After years of planning, the Uganda Christian University (UCU) has finally introduced a PhD programme in journalism,...

Journalism educators keeping up with globalisation

By Enock SitholeThe globalising world has informed the establishment of the World Journalism Educators Council (WJEC) “to keep the international...

New Book: Reporting Conflicts, Humanitarian Crises and Peace Processes: Cases from Africa

This book explores the coverage of humanitarian emergencies, conflicts, and peace initiatives in the Horn of Africa (HoA) by two...

Over 15 organisations specialising in communication have partnered in the global initiative to promote better health

INTERDECOM is pleased to announce that an important milestone has been reached in Africa in the global mobilization of communicators...

Media and Religion in Ethiopia: A Research Report

This study investigates the changing dynamics of media and religion in Ethiopia since 2018, highlighting increased religious expressions in state...

Communicating COVID-19 Media, Trust, and Public Engagement

This edited collection, follows on from ‘Communicating COVID-19: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’ (2021) and brings together different scholars from around the world...

New Book: Strategic Communication Management for Development and Social Change: Perspectives from the African Region

This scholarly compendium draws insight from scholars across the African continent in the fields of Strategic Communication Management as well...

New book: Epistemic Rights in the Era of Digital Disruption

This open-access volume argues that in a functioning democracy, citizens should be equally capable of making informed choices about matters...

Journal of African Media Studies 15.3 published

Intellect is pleased to announce that Journal of African Media Studies 15.3 is out now. Aims & Scope In the...

New Book: "Digital Platforms and the Global South": Reconfiguring Power Relations in the Cultural Industries"

This book addresses the issues raised by digital platforms in the Global South, with an emphasis on the cultural stakes...

New Book: Digitisation, AI and Algorithms in African Journalism and Media Contexts

The new book on Digitization, AI and Algorithms in African Journalism and Media Contexts moves the focus from the West,...

Critical Approaches to Health; Book series update & call for proposals

Critical Approaches to Health*** *About the Series:* The /Critical Approaches to Health/series, published by Routledge, aims to present critical, inter-disciplinary...

New book: Communication Rights in Africa: Emerging Discourses and Perspectives

Tendai Chari (University of Venda, South Africa) and Ufuoma Akpojivi (Policy, Research and Learning Lead at Advocates for International Development...