What can data do for you?
The power and practicality of data journalism: Inspiring examples from everyday basic news reporting all the way to interactive news apps.
- Date and time:Tuesday 9th August at 10 a.m.
- Venue: University of Mauritius – ELT2
- Entrance: free and open to all
Anina Mumm is a science communication and digital media specialist at ScienceLink, a company she co-founded to help scientists connect with the world, particularly through the use of multi-media story-telling and other innovative digital tools. Anina is also the Chairperson of SciBraai, a proudly South African NPO dedicated to science journalism, communication and outreach, and she is an active member of the South African Science Journalists’ Association.
Ms Mumm will also conduct a special workshop for Journalism Yr 3 students on Tuesday 9th August which will be aimed at producing real data stories, followed by a half-day session on Thursday 18th August to designate the best student data stories. The public talk and workshop are sponsored by Mauritius Telecom.
During the Black Screen Africa Film Festival organised by the Australian High Commission, there will be the screening of two films at the University of Mauritius on Saturday 2nd July at 2 pm in Lecture Theatre 2:
Short film: Plains Empty – 27 mins
Dir: Beck Cole – Prod: Kath Shelper – Writ: Beck Cole
A young woman, left largely to her own devices, is drawn into uncovering hidden stories of the past.
Feature film: Jandamarra’s War – 55 mins
Dir: Mitch Torres – Prod: Eileen Torres
Jandamarra’s War is a documentary film that recreates the life of the almost mythic hero from the Bunuba Aboriginal people who led the resistance against colonial power in the Kimberley in the latter part of the 19th century.
Those who still wish to register for the workshop with film director and producer Rachel Perkins, please fill in the form below:
The Australian High Commission has approached us for the organisation of the “Mauritius’ first ever Australian Indigenous Film Festival” which they are planning to hold from 30th June to 3rd July.
They will hold a free workshop with renowned film director and producer Rachel Perkins on Thursday 30th June at 1 pm in the Mediacom Studio at the University of Mauritius (2nd floor of Faculty of Agriculture buidling).
During the workshop, she will share her experience as a film director and screen writer and engage in a discussion with participants.
If you are interested to join in for this workshop, please fill in the form below. Seats will be booked on a first come, first served basis. Feel free to share this information as widely as possible.
There will also be a free screening of two films on Saturday 2nd July at 2 pm at the University. More to come soon.
Le premier selfie pris par l’Américain Robert Cornelius
Voici les derniers reportages des étudiants en Digital Journalism. Ils ont choisi de travailler sur les selfies:
Pour rappel, ils ont fait deux autres séries de reportages:
A noter qu’ il s’agit ici d’ exercices pédagogiques.
Event held on Friday 6th May 2016 at the University of Mauritius
Pictures taken by Journalism student Samuel Bathilde
Dans le cadre du module ‘Digital Journalism’, nos étudiants de 3e année ont produit de nouveaux reportages sur la communauté LGBT:
Pour rappel, leurs premiers reportages étaient consacrés à la sécurité routière à Maurice.
L’idée de ce module est d’encourager les étudiants à réaliser des reportages grand format qui combinent utilisation de données (data journalism) avec le multimedia (texte, photos, graphiques, audio et vidéo).