hosted by the SPI for Media Leadership

Join Rhodes University and global media management and business scholars from across the world at the landmark 2018 Media Economics and Management Conference (WMEMC) , which is being hosted for the first time in Africa by the Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership.


Greg-LumleyThe WMEMC summit will take place from 6-9 May in Cape Town’s Lagoon Beach Hotel, where you can directly book your accommodation.


Visit our conference site for more details on the conference. Topics will include how media can navigate the emerging global platform economy and remain economically sustainable; a focus on the financial viability of African media; a critical look at the financial impact of paywalls, native advertising and online video; the latest research trends in measuring media use and consumption; etc.


Don’t miss this unique global gathering of the world’s best known scholars of media business and media management  plot the economic future of the world’s media, already weighed down by a plethora of economic and social crises in the age of media and journalism abundance.


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Twitter: @WMEMC2018
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Twitter: @SolPlaatje