|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 manuela on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 07:40.
Twitter has eyed the TV ad potential and decided to bring it to the social network. The concept: ‘TV ad targeting’ – finding Twitter users who saw a TV ad and showing them another ad from the same brand when they come to Twitter. Remind me how this isn't spamming users with useless ads?
Submitted by Precious Mncwango on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 07:40.
The South African mobile service is no longer a game owned by MTN and Vodacom. When my mom called me last night with a Cell C number, a loyal MTN user for decades now, and she started convincing me to get Cell C (providing proper substantial evidence)…I knew things have changed around here.
Cell C, atleast 10 years old, has done enough to rub this thoroughly in their faces, with baby 8ta also doing best to keep afloat.
Submitted by christina on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 06:47.
Submitted by benjamin on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 06:29.
Submitted by amitie on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 06:27.More blog posts...
Does long-distance love stand a better chance of survival in our high-tech age? Many of us will probably admit to doubting the prospects of couples making their relationships work over long-distance. Numerous success stories and innovative inventions point to the fact that technology may have turned the tide and made it truly feasible for lovers separated by distance to nurture relationships and even be intimate with each other.