Are Queer stories visible enough in the media?
Season 1, Ep. 7
How are Queer stories reported in the mainstream media and how are these stories narrated in an African context? Our latest episode of #JournalismTalks discussed these questions and more.
Press Freedom Day: Journalism Under Digital Siege
Season 1, Ep. 5
As we commemorated Press Freedom Day on May 3, we looked at this year’s theme “Journalism under Digital Siege,” as an invitation to have some important discussions around the safety of journalists online. Do social media platforms need be more transparent where harassment and trolling is concerned?Is human rights based governance needed to ensure that internet companies do more to tackle disinformation and fake news? Must privacy standards all over the internet be strengthened and are legal actions needed to ensure that journalists are not constantly under digital threat?
Season 1, Ep. 4
Most Africans identify with some form of religion – yet few media stories acknowledge faith. Why are these stories missing? Do they matter? Why should journalists consider reporting religion? What specific skills do they need? How can we ensure we capture the stories that matter to our audiences?
Trust and Sustainability in the Media
Season 1, Ep. 3
It’s no secret that trust and integrity in the media space has been top of mind for many organisations. As misinformation and disinformation proliferates, audiences are turning to trusted brands – this leaves us with the question: what does this mean for journalism? What should media houses do to build trust with their audiences? And why does it matter? With the bottom line being, how does trust impact on media sustainability? fraycollege hosted a Twitter Space on the topic on Tuesday 22 March 2022, to look at these issues and examine the steps we as the media can take to build audience trust.