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Twenty-Sixth Issue 
02 September 2019 


new information new conversation new ideas

SAVE THE DATE: Strategies for sustainable journalism workshop

The Global Investigative Journalism Network and the Journalism and Media Lab at Wits Journalism are hosting a workshop on strategies for sustainable journalism. Read more

12 Opportunities for African journalists in September
We’ve put together a list of fellowships, grants, awards and other opportunities with fast-approaching September deadlines. Read more
Leading benefits of using digital design to drive your content
“Digital design is a tool to explore new futures, new revenue streams, new value propositions and business models in the media”. Read more
Seven ways journalists can up their social media game
It’s never been easier for journalists to interact with their sources and audiences through social media. But finding the right mix can be challenging. Read more
Seven tips on how to hook an angel investor for your startup
A recent addition to the South African digital media landscape is aiming for credibility and depth, not clicks or commercial income. New Frame editor-in-chief, Richard Pithouse, shares how he is building a publication on strict principlesRead more
jamlab accelerator
Lessons learned on the jamlab accelerator
Founders of Media Hack Collective share key lessons they learned during their six months on the accelerator programme Read more
QW+ from concept to implementation 
Reflections on the jamlab accelerator programme from Quote This Woman+’s founder, Kathy Magrobi. Read more
Credipple sitting up front
The Credipple team shares invaluable lessons learnt over the six-month-long accelerator programme
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