Lecture Programme of the German Federal Government
Lessons from a German perspective on the intersection of news media and social media
What role does social media play during an election period? With both Germany and South Africa heading to the polls it allows for the sharing of international and local perspectives on the key issues around social media and elections.
- Nomshado Lubisi, Communications Manager, Media Monitoring Africa
- Dr. Nomsa Masuku, Commissioner, Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC)
- PD Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt, Senior Researcher digital interactive media & political communication, Leibniz Institute for Media Research
- Quaanitah Hunter, Journalist and political editor, News 24