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Media Party Africa is hosted by the continent’s largest data journalism and civic technology federation, Code for Africa, in partnership with Hacks/Hackers Africa. Together, we’re gathering some of the world’s most exciting civic technologists, digital journalists and other social justice watchdogs from across the world for three days of workshops and talks.
We have speakers confirmed from Vox, ProPublica, ESPN, Buzzfeed Labs, Quartz, Huffington Post, Zeit Investigativ, Google, Jigsaw, First Draft News, the Gates Foundation, the Mozilla OpenNews Fellowships, and many more, talking everything from drone and sensor journalism, to how they’re pioneering 360˚and VR journalism, investigative technologies, geojournalism, verification, chat apps and the rise of the bots.

THIS SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW SPEAKERS SIGN ON: PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR CHANGES.  

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Saturday, October 22 • 10:50am - 11:10am
The Huffington Post in South Africa

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Speakers
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Charlene Beukes

General Manager, The Huffington Post, South Africa
Charlene has been in the media industry in South Africa for more than 20 years with a career spanning newspapers and magazines and digital in various positions in the NASPERS group and Media24.  She was recently appointed to head up the Huffington Post South Africa, due to launch on 21 November 2016.   She fundamentally believes the combination of journalism and tech can change the world.


Saturday October 22, 2016 10:50am - 11:10am
Main Room