COVID-19 Content Moderation Letter To Social Media and Content-Sharing Platforms

Dear Social Media and Content-Sharing Platforms: As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the globe, the importance of your platforms and their real world impact has never been clearer. Your platforms are being used to communicate, assemble, research the virus, provide mutual aid, and more. We understand that many platforms have increased their reliance on automated…

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IWD 2020: AMDF Introduces Women In Media Project

The Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) joins the global community to celebrate the 2020 International Women’s Day as the organization introduces its Women in Media Project to empower female journalists to grow as media professionals; reporting the untold stories of women and mentoring them to become leaders in the news industry. Every year, March, 8…

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Singapore’s Viddsee Is Creating A Niche In Short Video Production — IJnet

By Peter Guest When Singaporeans Ho Jia Jian and Derek Tan built their first internet TV platform a decade ago, the iPad was still a year away and Netflix had yet to break out of the U.S. Over the intervening years, the internet has fundamentally disrupted how video content is produced, distributed and consumed, from the proliferation of on-demand TV platforms to YouTube’s…

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AMDF Commences One-Year Journalism Skills Advancements Project (JSAP)

By Joy Gadani   Africa Media Development Foundation, has flagged-off its 2019 Journalism Skills Advancements Project (JSAP) in Kaduna, northern Nigeria.   The project which aims at strengthening the scope and capacity of participants, will over the next ten months build capacity of reporters, especially those without journalism background, to an acceptable basic journalism level.…

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AMDF Calls on Journalists to be proactive in climate change reporting

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) has tasked Nigerian journalists to bring Climate Change and Environment reporting to limelight. At a review meeting with participants of the Climate Change and Environment reporting project held on Thursday, 11th October, 2018  in Kaduna, North West Nigeria, Coordinator of the organization, Sekyen Dadik, charged journalists to ensure their reports…

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