VoW FM welcomes new station manager

Itumeleng Bahetane will be at the helm of the campus station as he sets foot in South Africa’s media hub and prepares to “compete in the bigger league”     Read more


Five wrongfully convicted men, one judge, no compensation from the State

Thanks to the combined efforts of the Wits Justice Project, human rights attorney Egon Oswald, advocate Carol Steinberg and wrongfully convicted co-accused Thembekile Molaudzi, two men have left prison carrying little else besides a heavy burden of betrayal by the criminal justice system     Read more


The state of South African journalism: There’s good news and there’s bad news

Recently released by Wits Journalism, the latest State of the Newsroom report is called Inside/Outside to try and catch the dynamic of multiple sources of media and news that we are confronted with, a lot of it falling outside of the “mainstream” news. The report documents changes that shape how the news is produced today     Read more


VoW FM scoops four Liberty Radio Awards

Paul McNally tracks the story of Anthony de Vries, a man imprisoned for murders he claims he didn’t commit. De Vries blames the apartheid police for his alleged wrongful conviction     Read more


Study with Wits Journalism

Wits Journalism offers a range of relevant courses to working journalists and anybody else wanting to learn new skills. Registration is now open for courses including Photo, TV, Radio and Online journalism; Media Management; Development Communication and much more.

You can also study a range of these courses at Wits Journalism without being there much. Take advantage of this opportunity and complete your studies wherever you are on the African continent or the world. Click here to find out more.




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