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16.08.2017

Freedom Of The Press Is A Fundamental Human Need

The United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, which were...


16.08.2017

Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political,...


16.08.2017

Media Development in the Digital Age: Five Ways to Engage in Internet Governance

Introduction As early as 1978, Nicholas Negroponte the technologist and founder of MIT’s...


The importance of an empowered African tech media

On 30-31 August 2015, ICANN participated in the 19th edition of the Highway Africa conference (www.highwayafrica.com), where the theme was “Journalism and the city.” Organized in partnership with the Department of Communications of South Africa, development agencies and media associations, the conference was located within the marvelous campus of the Rhodes University School of Journalism.

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Disruptive Technologies: Key Tools for Journalists in the Newsroom Today

In the last decade there has been a significant boom in disruptive technologies and the media industry has been most hit by the disruption economy. The rise of the web, mobile devices and social media has changed the way audiences consume and interact with news and in turn the way news and stories are told. As the world and technology evolves so must the tools journalists use to tell stories.
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