|New Media Lab|
|The New Media Lab was started in 1995 to educate journalists to use, develop and interrogate new media information and communication technologies as platforms for professional journalism and tools for public communication. NML offers learners insight into the latest technology and technology strategy, preparing them with the intellectual skills to work in this environment in a manner that is critically reflective. Students in the New Media Lab are empowered with the foundations to become knowledge producers in a modern newsroom environment.|
|News||Recent blog posts|
Submitted by jude on Wed, 05/04/2011 - 13:54.
Fourth-year journalism students from Rhodes University's New Media Lab are drumming up experience in blog writing and managing social media, and earning some money while doing so.The New Media Lab has partnered with My Digital Life (www.mydl.co.za), an online social media and blogging hub owned by business technology media company ITWeb.
Submitted by jude on Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:49.
Three journalism students at Rhodes University are the winners of the 2011 ITWeb Journalism Scholarship.
Masetshaba Mpete, Gregory Peake and Mallory Perrett - third-year journalism students at the Rhodes School of Journalism and Media Studies - are the winners of the ITWeb Journalism Bursary for 2011.
Submitted by jude on Sun, 07/04/2010 - 21:00.
Educators need to refresh Journalism, Media and Communication Studies curricula to help make sense of a radically changing mediascape. This was the message to delegates from UNESCO's Centres of Journalism Excellence and Reference who attended a programme titled Capacitating COE's for Real-Time Journalism and Media Studies just ahead of the second World Journalism Educators' Congress.
New Media Lab lecturer, Jude Mathurine shared lessons from Rhodes' School of Journalism and Media Studies' own change to a converged curriculum. He called on delegates to consider three key ideas:
Submitted by jude on Sun, 08/30/2009 - 21:00.
A partnership between UNESCO and the Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies will put the spotlight on strengthening African journalism education in September 2009.
The joint activities planned over a week-long period are:
Submitted by jude on Tue, 03/17/2009 - 15:34.More News...
New Media Lab lecturer, Jude Mathurine is back from a lightning trip to Stuttgart, Germany where he presented a paper to the Africa Forum for Development.
Submitted by Precious Mncwango on Sun, 10/06/2013 - 14:48.
If we had locally manufactured smartphones and tablets would you buy them or would you instead just immediately assume they were off bad quality? According to an article on TechCentral written by Craig Wilson next year South Africa will have its very own locally produced smartphones and tablet computers.These devices will be manufactured by Seemahale Telecoms and CZ Electronics.
Submitted by dilim on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 09:33.
South Africa’s government states that over 94% have access to safe water.
Head communications for the department of water affairs, Mava Scott, reported that according to the department’s figure, 94.4% of households currently have access to piped water.
South African government’s BuaNews agency reported in August 2011 with figures of 92.9% of South Africans that had “access to a safe water supply”
Submitted by sandra parmee on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 14:11.
While teenage fertility is declining in the province, local education department HIV/AIDS coordinator Wilna le Roux says the problem is on the increase in Grahamstown and surrounding areas.
Submitted by christina on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 07:25.
These are exciting times in the world of education.
Touch-screen technology is enabling teachers and parents to empower children to be at the helm of their own learning. Investigations with these devices can inspire young students to think creatively and to take risks in learning as they solve problems using a process of trial and error in a setting that holds little to no social risk.
Submitted by tyson on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 00:00.More blog posts...
The recent launch of Infinity Media's ANN7 has marked a significant shift in South Africa's 24 hour news channel sector. And I'm not saying that purely in light of their highly-publicised shaky start and cringe-worthy on-air moments.
I say this because just a month ago SA only had one player in the form of eNews Channel Africa. Today there are three.