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Webinar 2: Ethical reporting in times of crisis

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You are invited to join the second conversation in the UCT Summer School's 'Unlocking COVID-19: Current Realities, Future Opportunities?' series featuring conversations with leading authorities, UCT academics and fellow UCT alumni.

'Ethical reporting in times of crisis':
Professor Herman Wasserman in conversation with Dr Camaren Peter

Date:          Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Time:         15h30 - 16h30 (CAT/ SAST)
Platform:   Microsoft Teams

About the speakers

Professor Herman Wasserman is Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at UCT. He is a widely published academic author. His latest book, Media, Geopolitics and Power: A View from the Global South, was named Book of the Year by the International Communication Association's Global Communication and Social Change Division. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal African Journalism Studies and Associate Editor of Communication Theory and the Annals of the International Communication Association.

Dr Camaren Peter (PhD) is an Associate Professor in the Allan Gray Centre for Values Based Leadership at the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. He holds a cum laude BSc (Hons) degree in theoretical physics, an MSc in astrophysics and a PhD in Business Administration. He is a systems, complexity, leadership and sustainability expert, who has wide-ranging experience at working across disciplines as an integrator. Camaren has published widely in the policy domain and worked extensively with leaders, decision-makers, planners and stakeholders, within South Africa and across the African continent. He has also worked with a wide range of local and global institutions.

To join the conversations:

  • Join on Microsoft Teams using the following link: this link
  • Participation in the 'Unlocking COVID-19: Current Realities, Future Opportunities?' series is free and open to all UCT alumni, UCT Summer School attendees and interested members of the public
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  • Use the live chat feature to ask your questions, during the session.

Upcoming online conversations in this series:

  • Wednesday, 10 June: 'What is the new normal? Future scenarios'
  • Wednesday, 24 June: 'Community leadership in times of crisis'
  • Wednesday, 8 July: 'The role of young, African entrepreneurs during COVID-19'
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