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HIGHWAY AFRICA CONFERENCE 2018

29/11/2018 - 30/11/2018

The Highway Africa Conference is a project of Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa). The 22-year old event is supported by a variety of partners including Government, corporate South Africa and development agencies. The key focus is the impact of digital technologies (internet and mobile) on journalism and the media and, by extension, society.

The theme for this year is ‘Digital Citizenship’: The changing relationship of media and society. The conference will cover the following topics:
1. Connecting Everyone: Universal Access
2. Enter the Mobile Phone
3. The Evolution of the Newspaper
4. Radio and the Digital Sphere
5. Television and the 2nd Screen
6. How Social is Social Media?
7. Belonging and Identities in Cyberspace
8. Education and Training for Journalists: emerging issues.

Details

Start:
29/11/2018
End:
30/11/2018
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Website:
http://www.highwayafrica.ru.ac.za

Organiser

Rhodes University
Email:
highwayafrica@ru.ac.za

Venue

Grahamstown, South Africa
Eden Grove Complex, Rhodes University
Grahamstown, South Africa
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