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Journalism: Panel discussion for World Press Freedom Day
Start: 10/05/2021, 12:30
End: 10/05/2021, 14:00
Contact:Dr Marenet Jordaan -
Location: 26 Crozier Street | Live on YouTube

​​​The Department of Journalism will host a panel discussion on Monday 10 May at 12:30 in honour of World Press Freedom Day

The event will be livestreamed on YouTube.

The title of the discussion is: "Other things happened too: The stories the media missed since the start of the Covid-19 lockdown"

The panel will feature:
DELE OLOJEDE, the first Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist born in Africa. He was awarded this prestigious award for his coverage of the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide.
HENRIËTTE LOUBSER, editor-in-chief of Afrikaans News at Media24 and of the biggest subscription-based news platform in the country, Netwerk24.
LISTER NAMUMBA, the monitoring, research, and analysis programme manager at the media analysis and advocacy organisation Media Monitoring Africa.

The event also serves as the official launch of the journalism students' annual newspaper, LIP.

For more information, and to RSVP to receive the link to the event, send an email to or a WhatsApp to Dr Marenet Jordaan ((083 3177 528).