18 March 2019, Marklives.com,

In the lead-up to the May 2019 national elections, a large part of Skinner’s focus is on the election workshops SANEF is running for media practitioners across the country. Since election periods are such critical political times, she says, it wants to ensure that journalists understand the nitty-gritty of the legislation, regulations and process. In collaboration with Media Monitoring Africa, the workshops will also deal with issues of “disinformation, or fake news”, and how to cover elections in a way that does not comprise the safety of the reporter.

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