Media Freedom In brief South Africa

Former CNN producer Jennifer Thomas joins SA's Media Freedom Week

Jennifer Thomas, a former CNN journalist and news producer, will participate in Media Monitoring Africa's Media Freedom Week from 22-26 October 2018. The US Mission to South Africa is sponsoring her visit, which includes workshops in Johannesburg and Cape Town as well as a tête-à-tête with the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef).

Thomas will share the experiences of her 25-year career as an American journalist, during which she played a vital role in CNN's coverage of major news stories - including September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. She currently works as a media entrepreneur and an assistant professor at Howard University.

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