Students will have access to experts in new technology, global media, international telecommunications and media studies. As a professional with a global perspective, the twinned degree is aimed at equipping students with the knowledge required to play a powerful role in redefining the way the world communicates.
CFMS PhD student Bernadine Jones recently attended the Future of Journalism conference in Cardiff. Here is her report: The title of the bi-annual conference struck me when I first read it: “The Future of Journalism: Journalism in a Post-Truth Age?” The UK news is awash with the debate on Fake News, Post-Truth, Brexit, Trump, and this conference speaks to the heart of this conversation: the journalists themselves.
This year’s SACOMM conference entitled "Locating the power of communication in a time of radical change", was hosted in conjunction with the Highway Africa conference, at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, 30 August-2 September. The aim was to encourage collaboration between media and communication researchers and practitioners.
CFMS’ Associate Professor Tanja Bosch recently served as a panelist in a Digital Impact workshop, presented by the Stanford PACS’ Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Slum Dwellers International and the South African SDI Alliance, at the Guga S'thebe Arts and Culture Center in Langa.