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Nineteenth  Issue 
21 December  2018 


new information new conversation new ideas

Six free social media sleuthing tools for journalists

We list several digital tools journalists can use to find public information of people on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Read more

2019 African Journalism Event Calendar
We have put together a calendar with conferences, forums, awards on the African continent as well as African journalism-related events from other regions. Please keep checking it for regular updates and email us if we have not listed an event. 
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Artificial intelligence demands genuine journalism
Maria Teresa Ronderos argues that AI is not the threat journalists should be worrying about. Losing credibility with audiences and clarity of purpose is. Read more
Innovator Q&A: Angola’s Zedilson Almeida on Manifexto
This web-based platform looks to verify online news that appears to be fake in Angola and other Lusophone countries. Read more
Apply for the Digital Lab Africa for Projects
The Digital Lab Africa call for projects targets artists, producers, designers, start-ups, students in the media and creative industries. The call is open to anyone from Sub-Saharan Africa having an innovative project in 5 categories of multimedia production. Read more

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