New podcasts, new funding, awards nominations and a million hits: here are some highlights this week from the South African Media Innovation Program. Youth developing through Covid-19 podcasting Children’s Radio Foundation, an organisation using radio to create opportunities for dialogue, leadership, advocacy, and community building among youth, received a Population Services International grant towards podcasting […]
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This week, while protests against police brutality spread across the United States, SAMIP participants used their platforms to raise awareness of issues of police violence and accountability in South Africa, while others kept audiences informed on how the pandemic is playing out in education, sports, and agriculture. Police brutality receives attention around the world Highlighting […]
According to government plans, no more than a third of students will return to campuses in Level 3 of lockdown. In their latest newsletter, The Daily Vox spoke to two university students, Siya Shazi and Njabulo Mhlambi, about how they’re dealing with online learning. While most people have raised issues of data for students, Siya and Njabulo […]
With the start of the new year the South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP) added a set of five new organizations to its cohort of participants. These entrants were selected during the last meeting of our Advisory Committee who deliberated over the shortlisted candidates in December 2019. The five organizations are mixture of start-ups and […]