WCJ hosts workshop on psychological first aid for first responders

In one of the first integrated workshops of its kind, the Wits Centre for Journalism (WCJ) hosted a training session for journalists, justice officials and emergency workers from across Gauteng, looking to impart skills that can help first responders improve mental resilience during and in the wake of traumatic incidents. 

WCJ signs Memorandum of Understanding with African Women in Media

The Wits Centre for Journalism (WCJ) and African Women in Media (AWiM) are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance their common goals of creating enabling environments for African women who work in media industries, and changing the way African women are represented in media content.

Complete climate reporting survey and you could win a ticket to AIJC 2024

By completing a short 3-minute survey, you’ll be entered into a lucky draw to win a ticket to the 20th African Investigative Journalism Conference, Africa’s premier journalism gathering, which is set to take place at Wits University from 30 October to 1 November, 2024

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Revenue Generation for African Newsrooms

Revenue Generation for African Newsrooms

The Wits Centre for Journalism, fraycollege, the Media Development Investment Fund and the Sustainable Journalism Partnership recently hosted an online workshop looking at Revenue Generation for African Newsrooms. The workshop featured speakers Lars Tallert – speaking on sustainability; Adedeji Adekunle – speaking on innovation; and Des Latham – speaking on revenue generation strategies.

Strengthening crime and court reporting in South Africa

Strengthening crime and court reporting in South Africa

The Wits Justice Project is a project housed within the Wits Centre for Journalism, aimed at strengthening justice journalism in South Africa. In January and February the Justice Project, supported by the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, embarked on a national...