Friday, 19 August
Maslow Hotel, Conference Lobby
11:30 Registration opens  
 
  Maslow Hotel Ballroom Zenith/Vertex Room
12:15 Decolonizing African Data, With Nechama Brodie  Donor-Funded Journalism: What Does It Take to Get – And Keep – The Money? With Mia Malan
13:15 Storytelling With Data, With Laura Grant  

Convergence and Content Regulation: Tackling the Grey Areas — A Conversation With Paula Fray, Julie Reid & Joe Thloloe

14:15 Visual Storytelling Techniques for Non-Designers, With Amy Selwyn & Cornelis Jacobs  

Using Analytics To Better Understand Your Audience, With Yavi Madurai

 

15:15 How To Get Your MoJo On, With Seamus Reynolds Entrepreneurial Journalism, With Hannah Clifford
 

Break Time

 

Maslow Hotel Ballroom

16:15 Ballroom opens for Keynote  
16:30 Welcome to MMX16 Michael Schoenfeld, VP, Duke University
16:40 Introduction of Sisonke Msimang Tanya Pampalone, MMX Editorial Director
16:45  

KEYNOTE: “Writing South Africa: reflections on place and time”

 

Sisonke Msimang
 

Join us for a reception immediately following the keynote. 

Maslow Hotel, Conference Reception
17:30 Networking Reception Get your gab on!
 
Saturday, 20 August
Maslow Hotel, Conference Lobby
8:00 Registration opens  
 
Maslow Hotel Ballroom
9:00 Ballroom opens  Get your seat! 
9:30  Welcome Laurie Bley, MMX16 Director
 

9:35

 

Performance: South African Voices

 

Thuto Lesedi and Quaz Roodt

9:45   

Our Editorial Vision

 

Tanya Pampalone, Editorial Director
9:50  Master of Ceremonies Iman Rappetti, eNCA
10:00  

 

KEYNOTE: “News Organisations: Representing Audiences, Not Governments” 

 

Francesca Unsworth, Director of BBC World Service Group

10:35 PANEL: “The Year in Review”  

Lester Kiewit (moderator) with Tim Cohen, Reggy Moalusi, Pontsho Pilane and Krivani Pillay

11:20    

BREAK

 

Network!
11:50 Apple iPod Giveaway! (x2)  Be sure to enter for your chance to win! 
11:55  

SHORT SHARP:  “Adventures in Digital Storytelling”

 

Andrew Trench

12:05 PANEL: “Media in the Crosshairs: Editorial Independence, Censorship and Democracy” Iman Rapetti, moderator,  with Vinayak Bhardwaj, Jane Duncan, Dario Milo and Micah Reddy
 

12:50

 

Summary of Morning

 

Iman Rappetti

 

13:00

 

LUNCH (45mins)

 
14:00 Welcome Back…And Another iPod Giveaway!  Iman Rappetti
14:05  

SHORT SHARP: #FeesMustFall

 

Khadija Patel

 

14:15

 

Student Video

 

eNCA Mojos and Duke University

14:20  

 

PANEL: “T Time: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Newsrooms – And Our Stories”

 

Palesa Morudu, moderator with Ferial Haffajee, Mapi Mhlangu and Verashni Pillay

15:10  

SHORT SHARP: “How We Got Our MoJo”

 

Seamus Reynolds

15:25  

SHORT SHARP: “Complaints, Challenges and Curiosities”

 

Dinesh Balliah

 

15:35

 

BREAK 

 
 

15:55

 

PERFORMANCE: South African Voices, Part II

Thuto Lesedi and Quaz Roodt
 

16:05

 

SHORT SHARP: “Poor Storytelling”

Dr. Wallace Chuma
16:20 PANEL “Digging Deeper: Rethinking The Story, Reshaping The Narrative” Tanya Pampalone, moderator  with Kagiso Lediga, Sisonke Msimang, Quaz Roodt and Kwanele Sosibo
17:05 Students Video
eNCA Mojos and Duke University
 

17:10

17:15

 

Summary for the Day

iPad Mini Giveaway

 

Iman Rapetti

Iman Rapetti and Laurie Bley

17:20 Closing Remarks
Laurie Bley
 

17:25

 

MMX16 concludes