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 23rd edition of the jamlab newsletter, Tiso Blackstar’s Lisa Macleod says it’s time consumers pay for news; we share a guide on how to spot #fakes & hoaxes online; and lookout for a jamlab discount to this year’s #GENSummit in Greece and tips on how to know it is time to pivot your startup
In this 22nd jamlab newsletter we lessons for media startups on how to thrive in their niche; we share insights from a session with EWN’s Mahlatse Mahlase on how crucial it is to fight for media credibility in pressured newsrooms
The 21st jamlab newsletter edition features a guide on five ways to address challenges facing African media through innovation; a look at Botswana’s INK Centre that is set to launch a mobile and video first news platform