Round table discussion on how media can report on immigration and anti-foreign sentiments: 22 Apr

20 April 2022
 
The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) is hosting a round table discussion with experts on how media can report stories of immigration and anti-foreign sentiments in a manner that fosters social cohesion.  
 
Objectives: 
The roundtable discussion seeks: 
  • To explore expert views on how the media can play a meaningful role in fostering social cohesion 
  • To explore whether the South African media are capacitated to report on immigration and anti-foreign sentiment stories and the sensitivities that they need to navigate. 
 
Details of the round table discussion: 
Date:        Friday, 22 April 2022
Time:       14h00
Platform: Virtual- MS Teams
Click here to join the meeting
 
Panelists: 
1.   International Organizational for Immigration (IOM) 
2.   William Bird- Media Monitoring Africa 
3.   Sophie Mokoena- SABC Foreign Editor 
 
Enquiries: William Baloyi 083 390 7147
 
Issued by: Government Communications
Year: 
2022
Media Statement date: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022