Food For Mzansi’s citizen journalism project bears fruit

Food For Mzansi’s citizen journalism project bears fruit

From the latest news and podcasts, to job opportunities and award ceremonies, here are the latest updates from the SAMIP cohort Food for Mzansi names top citizen journos Last week agri-news publisher Food For Mzansi hosted an award ceremony for the top performers from...
New blood at M&G, SAMIP orgs join global j-school cohort

New blood at M&G, SAMIP orgs join global j-school cohort

Here are the latest updates from in and around the SAMIP family M&G names Ron Derby as new editor-in-chief The Mail & Guardian has appointed veteran business reporter Ron Derby as its next editor-in-chief, starting in May. Former broadcaster Redi Tlhabi was...
How The Daily Vox tripled its email audience

How The Daily Vox tripled its email audience

The simple steps that helped a small team grow its newsletter Success doesn’t have to be a million new subscribers. Sometimes it’s just a few thousand. As a youth media outlet, The Daily Vox’s biggest audiences have always been on its social media channels, with an...
Update | SAMIP orgs tapped for Global Media Awards

Update | SAMIP orgs tapped for Global Media Awards

Another week, another set of exciting developments from in and around the South Africa Media Innovation Program, as SAMIP participants celebrated awards nominations, audience growth, new partnerships, job opportunities, and podcasts. SAMIP participants make awards...
How women have led media innovation and resilience in Covid-19

How women have led media innovation and resilience in Covid-19

Stories of struggle and success from women-led media organisations within the South Africa Media Innovation Program The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” Looking at how the pandemic...
So long, 2020 – you’ve been… interesting

So long, 2020 – you’ve been… interesting

This is a final update from the South Africa Media Innovation Program before we close out the year. You’ve heard it from us before, but in a year of extraordinary challenges for media organisations (and humanity at large), we look back on 2020 with great pride at how...