WCJ hosts workshop on community radio governance, sustainability, and viability

To help stakeholders and media organisations stay on top of changes and challenges in the dynamic environment of community radio, the Wits Centre for Journalism hosted a three-day workshop looking at issues of governance, sustainability and viability.

RISJ releases 2024 Digital News Report

A series of ‘platform resets’ create new uncertainties for publishers as audiences worry about AI and misinformation. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has released its Digital News Report 2024, the most comprehensive piece of research on news...

Join the WCJ’s 2024 financial journalism short course

More than ever, we need well-trained financial journalists able to think critically about the issues we face, to serve as watchdogs for the wider public and to make sense of complex events that shape our economies and livelihoods.

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2024 African Fact-Checking Awards now open for entries

2024 African Fact-Checking Awards now open for entries

Now in its 11th year, the African Fact-Checking Awards is the longest-running awards programme celebrating fact-checking journalism in the African media. Entries for the 2024 awards are now open to journalists, journalism students and professional fact-checkers.

Webinar: psychological first aid for first responders

Webinar: psychological first aid for first responders

On the back of a successful workshop on the subject, Prof Elana Newman of the University of Tulsa joined WCJ lecturer Dr Nechama Brodie for a follow-up discussion looking at psychological first aid for first responders in detail. In this webinar, she gives a variety of useful tips on how one can improve psychological first aid and mental resilience when faced with traumatic incidents.