07.02.2020

Free Media, Free Minds - fesmedia Africa Supports Cape Town TV Series

fesmedia Africa was a principal supporter of the 2019 13-part television series “Free Media, Free Minds” which advocates and advances the issues around media freedom, access to information, freedom of speech and media diversity in Southern Africa. The main objective is to encourage active participation by civil society organizations and general members of the public in a conversation that aims to demystify the often-complex issues around media freedom.

 

Each TV-Show lasts around 26 minutes and focuses on a particular topic. Check out the episodes here: www.youtube.com/playlist

 

The Episode Topics are:
1.   
Fake News and Misinformation
2.   
The Growth of State Surveillance
3.   
Identity making LGBTI representation in African Media
4.   
Social Media as a tool for democratization
5.   
Traditional Media as a tool for democratization
6.   
Protection of Female Journalists
7.   
Is TV Dead?
8.   
How is the 4th IR impacting traditional media?
9.   
Digital Security & Children online
10. 
Youth and Identity making in the age of Social Media
11. 
Internet Shutdowns in Africa and the Disparities of women on the internet
12. 
Loadshedding in Zimbabwe and Lack of access to information
13. 
Media silence on Environmental Issues

fesmedia Africa
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

95 John Meinert Street
P.O. Box 23652
Windhoek, Namibia

+264-61-417500
info(at)fesmedia.org


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