During Friday’s academic panel, DW Akademie Project Manager Nadine Jurrat shared her findings on capacity development strategies for investigative journalism in Eastern Europe, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
In Sri Lanka, outlets show political affiliation, reporters are not always safe, and there is a lack of support for investigative and multimedia journalism. During Friday’s panel, however, M.C. Rasmin said that his home country has many opportunities for investigative video storytelling.
Sarah Findlay, the program coordinator of MMA’s policy unit, shared the results of MMA research into how newsrooms in South Africa have been affected by digital technology and social media.