University of Ghana Department of Communication Studies Launches Trends in Media and Communication Conference

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Ghana in partnership with DW Akademie and Penplusbytes virtually launched the maiden edition of its Trends in Media and Communication Conference on Tuesday October 19, 2021. 

The two-day conference under the theme, “Africa’s Digital Youth: Exploring Media and Information Literacy Competencies and practices”, brought together more than 120 participants from across the African continent and beyond to map out a plan of action for Africa’s tech-savvy youths. 

Department of Communication Studies hosts a Stakeholders’ Forum on Media and Migration

Despite the risks involved in irregular migration, reports show that many young people in Africa continue to welcome the idea of leaving their home countries without proper documentation, to find greener pastures elsewhere. To address this challenge and empower young people with reliable information with which to make informed migration decisions, the Department of Communication Studies organised a forum on media and migration. The forum also aimed to empower the media with information to enable better coverage of migration issues, especially concerning the youth. Watch video below.

Gender Diversity will Strengthen Media Demand for Accountability

Media organisations may need to pay more attention to their female employees following new revelations of slow progress in achieving gender balance.

Department of Communication Studies Partners Penplusbytes Towards Ensuring Violence-Free Elections

Ahead of the December 7 general elections, the Department of Communication Studies of the University of Ghana is collaborating with Penplusbytes on its African Elections Project aimed at supporting efforts towards peaceful, transparent and credible elections.


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