Here are some of the latest updates from in and around the South Africa Media Innovation Program.
The Daily Vox launches a crowdfunding campaign.
It’s already been 7 years since The Daily Vox started revolutionising digital media! As part of their birthday celebrations on June 16th, the youth media outlet launched a crowdfunding campaign calling out for support to continue to do journalism in the service of justice. The campaign is dedicated to the continuous coverage of Palestine and to continue sharpening journalism in the favour of justice everywhere.
#Crowdfunding We've been targeted for our coverage of Palestine but we will not give in. Journalism is for justice, in Palestine, in South Africa and everywhere else. We're raising money to keep doing this work. Support us! #7UPTheDailyVox https://t.co/1y6dmc0X2d pic.twitter.com/xsVYwyxyhf
— The Daily Vox (@thedailyvox) June 28, 2021
gsport published the #GAL2021 Newsmaker list
South African women in sport are making waves and as a result, the women’s sports outlet gsport unveiled the June #GAL2021 newsmakers list of twenty-nine influential names that made the news this past month. Every month gsport will add more names to the list and the winners will be announced in December at the #GAL2021 Newsmakers event.
— gsport4girls (@gsport4girls) June 30, 2021
SMWX breaks down the former president’s Constitutional Court ruling
Founded by Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, #SMWX discusses political issues and sparks political conversations delivered in both video and audio. On #SMWX’s latest podcast, Sizwe discusses the constitutional court ruling on the former president Jacob Zuma’s case and weighs in on what you need to know. Sizwe details out what the ruling means, and what the court’s majority judgment says and then breaks out three key findings.
Quote This Woman+ to host a webinar on tackling imposter syndrome
Quote This Woman+ is a non-profit organisation dedicated to amplifying the voices and narratives of women to contribute to gender transformation. The organisation will be hosting an event tackling imposter syndrome and overcoming self-doubt at work. Make sure to save the date, the Tackling Imposter Syndrome Webinar will be held on the 7th July 2021 from 19:00 to 20:00. The guest speakers are Cheryl Hlabane and Paula Fray. Click here to book your tickets.
Do you think you may have a tad bit of imposter syndrome? Us too..
Let's take a deeper look at how to overcome these feelings of inadequacy. Join us in conversation with @paulafray
and Cheryl Hlabane to dig into it.
— Quotethiswoman+ (@quotethiswoman) July 5, 2021
Media Hack dedicated to the fight against Covid-19
Media Hack Collective takes pride in delivering data-driven and narrative journalism, and in the fight against Covid-19, they have remained dedicated to delivering news and statistics on the pandemic. In the latest news, Media Hack reports on SARS-CoV-2 variants in 40 African countries and the Alpha variant detected in Mozambique and Zambia