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Media is a powerful tool for promoting social justice. If you are an activist involved in promoting or advocating for a social cause, this course will provide you with valuable information and guidance.
The course will help you to identify and pitch a newsworthy story, select appropriate media for publicising your story; and assess the impact of your story. The course also addresses working in an ethical way as both an activist and citizen journalist.
- Identify newsworthy issues
- Define the limits and possibilities of different mobile platforms and tools
- Identify an appropriate strategy and platform/tool to reach a defined target audience
- Apply ethical and safe media practices
Director, Citizen Justice Network
Development communication lecturer, Wits Journalism and Media
Journalist and Ethics Lecturer
Project Coordinator, Citizen Justice Network
Editorial Assistant, Citizen Justice Network
The University of the Witwatersrand is a South African academic institution located in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, in the historic Witwatersrand region. The university is nicknamed "Wits". It is the largest and most prestigious university in South Africa.
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