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Professor Herman Wasserman, director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, has been awarded the prestigious Georg Forster Research Award by the Alexander Humboldt Foundation. The award, granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire career...
An agreement that will give students the opportunity to study a twinned MA degree in Global Media at UCT and at the London School of Economics & Political Science, has just been signed. The first intake for the twinned degree will be in 2017.
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Monday, 16 October 2017
UCT and LSE enter into partnership to offer twinned degree in global media

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.

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Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:00
CMFS PhD Chikezie Uzuegbunam named one of 100 Brightest Young Minds

Chikezie Uzuegbunam, a second-year doctoral student at the Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town has just been selected and named one of 100 Brightest Young Minds in Africa by an international leadership development organisation, Brightest Young Minds (BYM) headquartered in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 13:00
CMFS PhD Bernadine Jones talks Western-centrism at Future of Journalism conference

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.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:00
A/Prof Bosch panelist in Digital Impact workshop

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.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:30