This multi-national research projects aims to explore the drivers of
Resisting information disorder in the Global South
It is a collaborative project combining academic and action-oriented research drawing on the expertise of teams based in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa.

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Information Disorder Research Group Annual Meeting

The second annual workshop of the research group on Resisting Information Disorder in the Global South will take place in:

Cape Town, South Africa from 04-06 September followed by
the SACOMM Conference 10-12 September 2024.

The workshop will be hosted by Research ICT Africa (RIA) an African think tank that has operated for over a decade to fill a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and digital economy. RIA (Sub-Saharan Africa) is one of the four regional research teams comprising the research consortium on the project Resisting Information Disorder in the Global South, supported by the IDRC. The other teams, and their regional focus areas are Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) (MENA); LIRNEeasia (Asia); and Internetlab Brazil (Latin America).

SACOMM’s Annual Conference

The Department of Journalism is co-hosting the annual conference of the South African Communications Association

taking place from 10 to 12 September. The theme of the conference is “The Politics of the Present”.

Abstracts are due on 14 June   –  Click HERE to download the call for papers.

For past events visit our Events page