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Government hosts Women in Media and Communication panel discussion: 25 Aug

23 August 2023

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) in partnership with the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) will host the 4th annual Women in Media and Communication panel discussion focusing on cyberbullying of female journalists and online gender based violence. The theme is “Navigating Social Media Spaces Safely”.

The discussion will focus on the following topics:

  • Cyberbullying
  • Gender sensitive writing and reporting
  • Gender discrimination in newsrooms and glass ceilings

Panelists leading the discussion come from diverse backgrounds with vast experience in the media, government communication and international civil society spaces.

  • Nomonde Mnukwa – Government Spokesperson and Acting Director-General at GCIS
  • Mamaponya Motsai – CEO at Fray College
  • Paula Fray - Founder of Fray College
  • Slindelo Masikane - eNCA Senior Reporter
  • Zanele Zwane – Technical Advisory at GIZ
  • Boikutso Tsikane – Project Manager: Print and Digital at MDDA

Members of the media are invited to attend and cover the event as follows:
Date: Friday, 25 August 2023
Time: 09:00
Venue: Dinokeng Auditorium, Building 21, Tshwane University of Technology Pretoria Campus

Tshegofatso Modubu
Cell: 083 276 0786 (GCIS)

Phaphama Tshisikhawe
Cell: 066 211 1441 (TUT)

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