The BBC uses AKU to unveil its strategy for the future of news in the digital era. (Hint: It’s Africa.)
A free-wheeling public forum with World News editor Peter Horrocks, Africa bureau chief Jonathan Chapman and Digital Editor Dmitry Shishkin. An audience of more than sixty media movers and shakers attended, from heads of major media houses to television anchors, news reporters and editors.
Former CNN lead news producer for Christiane Amanpour and eight-time Emmy-winner Andrew Tkach previewed his latest documentary on the revolution in Ukraine, Generation Maidan. The film is currently touring the European film festivals prior to its release by a leading US network.
A public program sponsored by the Omidyar Foundation and others in partnership with Code4Africa. This innovative program brought together coders, government officials and journalists from across East Africa seeking to find the hidden patterns in large and complex sets of data and present them to a broader public in compelling, comprehensible and visually appealing ways.