Community radio - game-changers
Community radio - game-changers

Community radio stations have profoundly changed how people perceive radio in Africa. The stations empower citizens by making them both producers and consumers of information, but they also face serious challenges to their long-term survival.

By Dumisani Moyo 12 hours ago

National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform
National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform

The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed. Why is that and what can be done about it?

By Hendrik Bussiek 12 hours ago

The birth of the Windhoek Declaration
The birth of the Windhoek Declaration

GWEN LISTER, founder of The Namibian newspaper, co-chaired the seminar that crafted the Windhoek Declaration. She looks back on that time, when a passion for the profession drove African journalists to demand a freer, more independent press.

By Gwen Lister 14 hours ago

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future
Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism. These new technologies turn news into a dialogue and enable new levels of access to data may save lives.

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 15 hours ago

What makes great advertising?
What makes great advertising?

What makes advertising stand out amid the clutter of all the different channels and devices on offer to consumers today? It isn't just one thing, but a medley of virtues that have authenticity at the top of the list.

By Louise Marsland 29 Apr 2016

One Show's Creative Week schedule released
One Show's Creative Week schedule released

The One Club has released the Creative Week schedule, taking place from 9-13 May 2016 in New York, and Ellie Kemper and Michael Ian Black will host The One Show. Creative Week partners include Pandora, Pinterest and American Printing Co.

29 Apr 2016

The state of media freedom in Africa
The state of media freedom in Africa

Over 40 journalists and media experts have assessed the state of media freedom and expression, access to information and media pluralism and diversity in sub-Saharan Africa - providing all articles for publication to all media at no charge on World Press Freedom Day.

26 Apr 2016

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Gannett bids for Tribune Publishing newspaper rival

WASHINGTON - Gannett on Monday announced a bid for Tribune Publishing for $815 million, in a deal that would consolidate the owner of USA Today with the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.

26 Apr 2016