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Southern African Freelancers' Association applauds victory for media independence
Media 25th Oct 2017

SOS Coalition, Media Monitoring Africa, MMA, Freedom of Expression Institute, FXI, SABC, Right2Know

It is with great excitement that SAFREA shares the news of two major wins for a more independent public broadcaster and greater media freedom in South Africa.
As Facebook Live video dreams fade, publishers look again to Twitter
Media 13th Oct 2017

social media, Twitter, Live streaming

Some publishers have been disappointed with Facebook Live video, but they are hopeful as Twitter embraces the format.
App empowers Kenya’s citizen reporters to document breaking news
Media 24th Aug 2017

App, Kenya, citizen reporters

During key breaking stories such as national elections, newsrooms are increasingly dependent on ordinary citizens to let them know what is going on at thousands of polling stations
South Africa: here’s how to get four free months on Google Play Music
Media 1st Jun 2017

Google Play Music

Google Play Music now offers a four-month free trial for those subscribing to its service.
SAFREA expresses concern over possible press infringements by Northern Cape premier’s office
Media 16th May 2017

SAFREA, Sylvia Lucas, Premier of the Northern Cape, Ntozakhe Mthukwane

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association expresses concern about alleged infringements of constitutional press freedoms by members of the Northern Cape Office of the Premier.
Free app gives journalists a video studio on-the-go
Media 12th Apr 2017


Bigvu is an app designed to be a mobile studio for video journalists in the field. It combines a teleprompter with a platform for recording, managing and publishing the videos.
How to successfully pitch video stories to top publications
Media 14th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

On November 29, HackPack.press gathered at Yellow Door in Moscow to focus on video journalism and how to pitch video stories to top publications. Here’s a short highlight of the key lessons learned.
Perspective: Africa - Call for content
Media 9th Dec 2016

Perspective: Africa, Call for content

If you have something to say or show - essays, op-eds, reportage, photography/photojournalism, satire, cultural reviews - get in touch!
Perspective: Africa - Call for content
Media 21st Nov 2016

Perspective: Africa, Call for content

If you have something to say about Africa, we're putting together the next issue and would warmly welcome your submissions.
Perspective: Africa - the humanitarian media journal is now available in South African Rands (and other currencies)
Media 3rd Nov 2016

Perspective: Africa

A large part of Perspective Publication's mission is to raise awareness of Africa, and that includes making the Journal accessible to all. That's why we keep it informative, interesting, AND easy to read, no matter where you are in the world.