Panel 3: Issues of language

This panel was concerned with the difficulties caused by the use of European languages in media whose practitioners use languages that are indigenous to Africa. The use of the English language by journalists in Ghana can result in some mind-boggling, and sometimes...

Masters in Investigative Journalism

Masters in Investigative Journalism Wits Journalism offers a Masters degree in Investigative Journalism which allows mid-career journalists to develop and hone their knowledge of and skills in Investigative Reporting. The programme combines our Masters degree, aimed...

Masters in Financial Journalism

One of the consequences of South Africa’s increasing power in the global economy is a soaring demand for trained journalists who can understand that exciting, complicated development and explain it, in depth, to South Africa, Africa and the world. The Master of...

Moaning will not improve Africa coverage

Mathata Tsedu, Editor-in-Chief of City Press and Chairman of the African Editors Forum, says African reporters' inability to stop blaming Western media for poor coverage of African issues as a “tragedy”, writes Jackie Bischof. Tsedu...

Zuma takes swipe at media

ANC deputy president Jacob Zuma took a broad swipe at the media – particularly the South African media – in a lunch at the World Editors Forum, saying they had gone overboard and infringed his dignity as a citizen, writes Bate Felix. Addressing a luncheon...