Trust is part and parcel of a healthy media ecosystem, said International Press Institute (IPI) chair Khadija Patel. Patel was speaking on a panel looking at trust and sustainability. The Twitter Space was hosted by fraycollege CEO Paula Fray who was joined by Professor and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, Herman Wasserman, News24 Assistant Breaking News Editor Sheldon Morias and Sonny Swe, founder and CEO of Frontier Myanmar.
What is the impact of women leadership in the media? Do we lose anything by not putting women in leadership positions in the media space? Can we make changes that ensure more women take up leadership roles in the media? These were some of the questions addressed in the fraycollege JournalismTalks Twitter Space hosted by fraycollege CEO Paula Fray.
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine unfolded and as the scale of the horror emerged, so too did an unsettling form of its coverage for many western media organisations. The coverage was framed differently to other wars. It was this different approach that came under the spotlight during a Twitter Space hosted by fraycollege on Thursday, 3 March 2022. The discussion followed a scathing statement by the Foreign Press Association, Africa (FPA Africa), about the framing of the coverage of Ukraine