To celebrate Heritage Month, fraycollege hosted a Twitter Space titled ‘Telling stories of Arts, Culture, and Heritage.’ This conversation aimed to discuss the importance of heritage, arts and culture reporting and why we need journalists who report on these topics.
To commemorate and celebrate Africa Day this year, fraycollege hosted a webinar titled: New Ways to tell Africa’s stories, with a focus on how new mediums of communication, like TikTok, Documentation, Podcasting, and Virtual Reality, and how they are used as tools to tell African stories and control our own African narrative.
This year, during the virtual Future of Journalism Education in Southern Africa conference, the Namibian Media Trust (NMT) is delighted to launch the ‘Teaching Media Policy in Africa: A handbook for media educators’ to help them address this gap.
The launch will take place on 16 November, 2021 at 09h00 CAT.
fraycollege hosted a webinar on the power of telling Africa’s stories. The webinar looked at best practices, latest trends, the role of multi-media and social platforms in story telling. Using real case studies we looked at how we tell Africa’s stories, how audiences consume stories and how to give power to your stories.
The stories we are told and the stories we tell each other about Africa have the power to shape what we think and influence how we act. This, according to Moky Makura of Africa No Filter. She says shifting the narrative about Africa is important, because what the world believes about the continent is also what the continent believes about itself.