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Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day, February 13 became World Radio Day (WRD). On World Radio Day 2020 (WRD 2020), UNESCO calls on radio stations to uphold diversity, both in their newsroom and on the airwaves. This edition […]
Africa Podfest is the first conference on podcasting in the region. It is a 2- day event whose purpose is to showcase developments in African podcasting, convene players in the new media ecosystem and boost the production of podcasts in the region. The theme this year is Let’s Get Loud! - a call to African […]
The Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism recognises outstanding examples of journalism, that reveal untold stories, hold the powerful to account and question those in public life. The top prize is R200 000 and the runner-up wins R100 000. This year's award ceremony will be virtual. Visit the website for more details.
As promised, we're hosting a digital Podmeet later this month. Register at the link below and join us for a conversation about how podcasting is evolving on the continent. Melissa Mbugua from Africa Podfest in Kenya and Tom Bowker from NotciAudio and Mozcasts in Mozambique will be joining us. Date: Wednesday 20 May 2020 Time: 18.00 - 19.00 SAST RSVP here for the […]
The Global Fact 7, an annual conference organised by the International Fact-Checking Network will be held virtually from 22 - 30 June with more than 150 speakers from more than 40 different countries who will discuss the state and the future of fact-checking. This year’s conference will offer two tracks. The first is a cost-free […]
The Wits Radio Academy under the auspices of the University of the Witwatersrand Journalism Department is proud to present the annual Radio Days Africa conference. Held in association with Radio Days Europe, the conference has become the premier gathering of radio leaders and influencers on the African continent. This year's Radio Days Africa will take […]
The most prestigious digital news awards on the African continent, presented by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. The annual awards recognise publishers who have delivered unique and original digital media projects in the last 12 months. From new approaches to digital sub-scriptions, to impactful native advertising campaigns - projects that inspire us all. Entries […]
World News Day celebrates the work of professional news organisations and the impact they make on the communities they serve. In an age of fake news and misinformation, World News Day aims to raise public awareness of the critical role that newsrooms and journalists play in providing the public with credible and reliable news and […]
International Podcast Day™ is September 30th and is an international celebration of the power of podcasts! The celebration is a great opportunity to connect with fellow podcasters, podcast listeners, podcast enthusiasts, and leaders in the podcasting industry. Help spread the word by telling your friends, sharing the celebration on your podcasts and social media feeds, […]