The pandemic disrupted the media landscape, forcing many journalism conferences to be held virtually, which has allowed many people around the world to tune in and attend these conferences. Though the world seems to be trying to get back to some normality by meeting in-person, virtual conferences seem to be continuing and we have provided a list of exciting journalism conferences.

We will regularly update the list throughout the year.

World Conference on Media and Mass Communication

When: May 5-7

Where: Virtual

Fee: $80-100

Language: English

MEDCOM 2022 hopes to unite diverse research and case studies from all over the world, parallel sessions while offering many networking and publishing opportunities. Discover the latest trends and challenges on the field at this leading conference and enjoy everything the virtual conference has no offer. For more information, click here.

The DW Global Media Forum 2022

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When: June 20-21

Where: Germany and online

Fee: Free

Language: English

The next DW Global Media Forum will explore opportunities to foster resilient journalism in times of crisis and capacitate civil societies for the future. For more information, click here.

Africa Media Summit 3.0

When: July 28 – 29

Where: Virtual

Fee: TBC 

Language: English

How African news publishers continue to grow audience, revenue, and brand as publishers make the difficult transition from print to digital will be the focus of the INMA Africa Media Summit. Over two days hear directly from peers throughout Africa on their best practices in the face of societal and business challenges. The event will focus on African participants on the business of news media: audience development, advertising, the smart use of data and insights, and emerging digital models that work for emerging markets. For more information click here.

Have we missed any other forums, conferences, summits on the continent that should be on this list? Send us an email to and we will update this article.




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