Contents: New Media      

2008. Haiku journalism in Africa. Iindaba Ziyafika - “The news is coming”. Presentation to 2nd Global Forum for Media Development, December 7-10 Athens.

Facing down Facebook. (ppt) Presentation to conference: “Journalism Education & Training: The Challenges”. Stellenbosch, 16 October 2008,

Search and the semantic web. what j-students need to know, (ppt) Presentation to conference: “Journalism Education & Training: The Challenges”. Workshop for Session “Journalism 2.0 – Journalism, the wikiworld, consumer generated content and SoJo.” Stellenbosch, 17 October 2008.

Iindaba Ziyafika. “The news is coming”. Ppt presentation at conference “MobileActive08: A global gathering of people using mobile tech for social impact.” Johannesburg, October 13-15, 2008.

New digital business models, (ppt) Highway Africa “Citizen journalism and journalism for citizens” conference, Grahamstown. 9 September. 2008.

The changing media ecosystem: implications for journalism. (ppt) Presentation at Media24 annual conference, Johannesburg, 31 July 2008.

Digital Literacy for African Newsrooms. (ppt) (MS Word version) Presentation at Africa Media Leadership Conference, Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership and Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung, Kampala, 24-27 May.2008.

The changing media ecosystem: (ppt) what African media leaders need to know. (MS Word version). Keynote address at Africa Media Leadership Conference, Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership and Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung, Kampala, 24-27 May 2008.

Building digital literacy: New tools. Presentation to SA National Editors Forum. Cape Town, 10 February. 2008.

From content to conversation. Can cellphones be used for journalism? Rhodes Journalism Review. 28:70-71. 2008.

(With Sipho January). Cellphone journalism – a guide to getting started. 2008.

New Media and Press Freedom in the Developing World. Keynote speech for Unesco conference, Paris, February 2007.

Digital migration and public broadcasting. Paper for Open Society Institute, London, 2006.

"What the newsroom knows: managing knowledge within African newspapers", Book, September 2006

Three articles on SA's convergence law for Highway Africa News Agency (1), (2), (3)

"From the margins to the mainstream: African ICT reporting comes of age". Book, September 2006

The evolution of the media through convergence
, (2MB) pulls together and updates earlier work (Delivered Cotonou, Benin, Feb 2, 2006)

Modernisation and Africa’s emerging engagement with the Information Society. Paper and presentation (7000KB) to conference "AfroGEEKS", May 19-22, Santa Barbara, 2005.

Absent voices, missed opportunities. Media silence on ICT policy issues in six African countries. (book 2005)

How does the Internet change journalism? (6MB) Presentation at panel discussion, Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-InWent), Tunis, 15 November, 2005

Harnessing Newsroom Knowledge
. Rhodes Journalism Review, No 25, p22

Doing Digital Journalism: a compilation of MA research, supported by Acacia.

Submission to Parliament on the Convergence Bill. April 2005. Comments on related Icasa Amendment Bill October 2005.

Media in Africa and 2020, presentation to Stockholm University, JMK, Dec 2004.

The new media maelstrom (Rhodes Journalism Review, Sept 04)

WSIS articles 1 2 3

Remarks at Award ceremony, Highway Africa 2004

Comments on the Convergence Bill (2004)

Coverage of Africa Telcoms 2004 (Cairo)

Convergence, media density and Africa's Information Society, 1 September 2003. (presentation)

Information society and African journalists, 1 September, 2003 (presentation)

Mainstreaming media into the ICT-development debate (2003)

Media in the policy loop (2003)

Deepening media density: convergence is the key. Article in freepress, journal of the Media Institute of Southern Africa. August 2002.

Deepening media density: what South African freedom shows us.
published in: The Round Table, 2002. Issue 366. September.
Pp 533- 544

Taking cyberjournalism seriously - milking the medium. Flash presentation at Highway Africa conference, 21-23 August, Johannesburg, 2002.

Nepad news - the good, the bad and the ugly. Article for The Highway Daily, publication of the Highway Africa conference, 21-23 August, Johannesburg, 2002 .
Contributions to online panel of experts discussing the Future of Online News in the Online Journalism Review, May-July 2002

Claiming your place in cyberspace. (article for Intermedia, journal of the International Institute of Communications July 2002
Deepening media density: convergence is the key. (article for Free Press, Misa, Namibia, July 2002)

Hanging in and holding out: struggles of SADC news websites. Research report with Oluseyi Folayan (2002)

More media for southern Africa? The place of politics, economics and convergence in developing media density. (2002)

New media and development (2002)

Booklet: "Configuring Convergence: Southern African websites looking at American experience." (2001)

Convergence is King (2001)

Research project: building a southern African network of news net editors.(2000)

Culture and New Media (March 2001)

 Between the techno-arrogant and the techno-ignorant (2000) 

Harnessing new information technology for Africa's independent media: plant the crops at the start of the rainy season (1997)

The Online Future for the Commonwealth Press (1996)

African journalism training in an age of globalization and the Internet.(Research proposal, 1999)

The Internet: a goldmine for editors and reporters (1995)