African media innovation can address practical, financial and trust challenges

While threats to journalism in Africa can seem immovable and discouraging, there are diverse and multi-layered interventions that can be game changers

Elna Schutz
Mar 22, 2019 · 6 min read
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Journalists from different African countries brainstorm media innovation approaches at a recent workshop.

1. Start with what you have

2. Increase media income and sustainability with several diverse solutions

3. Use political and regulatory threats as opportunities

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Media practitioners from different African countries map out how they are connected using string.

4. Address distrust with transparency

5. Boost skills with stronger training and mentorship


Strengthening innovation in African independent journalism and media.

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