Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications is hosting a new generation of students and practitioners as they learn how to design international development projects rooted in local solutions. Through a partnership between The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and Locus, a landmark initiative dedicated to finding new solutions to old […]
The Graduate School of Media and Communications will host its second data journalism bootcamp in partnership with Code For Africa. This two-day course, by invitation only, will focus on encryption and digital security — hands-on training to help journalists protect themselves, their information and their sources online, including use of the security and analytics “afriLEAKS” […]
Cocktail reception with Michael Peel, Asia editor of the Financial Times, who discusses his book on the Nigerian oil bonanza, A Swamp Full of Dollars. The Nigerian elections, a new military president for Africa’s biggest democracy, the crack-down on Boko Haram, falling oil prices: what does it all mean for us?
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.