Africa is a continent that thrives with hubs of local communities that inform and support each other. The flow of information and news is key to ensuring these communities form part of the global community. The “Local Voices – Community Radio in Africa” session will look at insight from the Wits Radio Academy in South Africa as well as examples from across the continent on how community radio is the pulse of rural areas.
8 Jul 2020
Education · Technology
Who is innovating? What does radio mean post Covid-19? Are we adapting quickly enough? Can we compete with the next Tik Tok, and do we have to? The final session of Radio Days Africa 2020 is a canvas of ideas and a platform to speak about the future of our…
As a vital contributor to the media landscape in South Africa, community radio is often regarded as the underdog. Is the sector undervalued and underrated and why are community radio stations perceived as the poor cousin of the industry? This panel discussion will look at the sector from different perspectives…
The world-wide Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on media consumption in 2020. What has happened to radio listenership in South Africa and globally and how do audiences perceive their radio brands?
What do Newsroom in Africa look like currently and what are their challenges? This panel discussion will examine the state of newsrooms, journalists on the ground and the quality of coverage especially in the radio environment. As a continent of extended geography and a variety of socio-political and economic challenges…