Updates from Media Party Africa 2016

Africa is not a newsroom

The most important goal of the inaugural Media Party Africa, held in Cape Town, South Africa in October 2016, was to foster a community of passion around the beautiful possibilities of digital journalism.

https://medium.com/code-for-africa/africa-is-not-a-newsroom-media-party-africa-ea5d1cc91ffc#.aj01bbzfh


Media Party Africa resource toolkit

Missed Media Party Africa? Don’t worry - SABC Digital News has got you covered with a handy resource tool document from the conference.

http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/a9d7ed804ec01dffab27bb8984b1c843/Media-Party-Africa-resource-toolkit-20162710


"Africa is not a country" and other notes from Media Party Africa

What set Media Party Africa apart from the journalism conferences I’ve attended back home was the feeling of cooperation, of truly sharing ideas without the subtext of competition, and the pace and speed of innovation.

https://storytelling.voxmedia.com/2016/11/4/13510482/-africa-is-not-a-country-and-other-notes-from-media-party-africa


Where did everyone come from?

The inaugural Media Party Africa brought together over 300 hacktivists and data journalists from 36 cities around the world for three days of 'no BS' knowledge sharing in Cape Town between October 21-23.

https://infogr.am/3569583e-635b-43a0-ae3b-d776956b0704