The JAMLAB Accelerator is a six-month hothouse programme for journalism and media innovators. It is based at Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in the heart of Johannesburg. The first six teams graduated in 2017.
JAMLAB Africa Magazine
The JAMLAB online magazine showcases journalism and media innovations and innovators in Africa. We aim to grow a network of innovators and to help build a ‘community of practice’ of media makers that can support each other by sharing advice and experience.
In our 20th edition of the JamLab newsletter we share reasons why fact-checking around elections matters; give you seven tips to kickstart a data journalism project and introduce this year’s JamLab Accelerator Programme cohort.
In our 19th edition of the JamLab newsletter we share social media sleuthing tools for journalists; a calendar of journalism events in Africa and we chat to Angola’s Zedilson Almeida about Manifexto
In this 18th edition of the JamLab newsletter includes a call for applications for the accelerator programme for 2019; advise on how to use satellite and drone footage as an investigative tool; tips on how to start your own media newsletter; and South Africa’s podcasting scene that’s set to boom