Launch: Mapping study of journalism education and training centres in sub-Saharan Africa

The media landscape in sub-Saharan Africa has shifted considerably over the last ten years, as have the training needs of journalists who now have to report on more complex issues, often using advance digital skills for research and data gathering. But how has...

State of the Newsroom 2019-20: Before/After

The latest State of the Newsroom, 2019-20: Before/After is now available online. This is the sixth report of its kind to be published by Wits Journalism, and chronicles the ups and downs of South Africa’s media industry together with  a few deeper dives into specific...

Journalism of Drum’s heyday remains cause for celebration — 70 years later

Drum becomes an online-only magazine this month, almost 70 years after it was first launched as an African print publication.