Crisis and opportunity for credible journalism

Crisis and opportunity for credible journalism

By JJ Robinson It’s still hard to fathom the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on journalism, even two months into most countries’ lockdowns. On the one hand, sustained and unprecedented demand from audiences for trustworthy information presents an incredible opportunity...
Jamlab Africa at three

Jamlab Africa at three

It’s been over sixty days since we began working from home as the jamlab Africa team based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The past two months have been nothing short of challenging and exciting. We’ve spent a lot of time reflecting and thinking what the future holds...
Making digital media work in a struggling industry

Making digital media work in a struggling industry

Lisa MacLeod came to Tshimologong in March and gave the jamlab accelerator teams some great insights into the pains and gains involved in transforming print newspapers to digital media brands. One of her key messages — we have to get people to pay. “Publications have...