Broadcast, Film and Convergence in Africa - Issue no 373 on 17September 2021

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Leading South African Business School launches Media Leadership Think Tank that will serve the continent’s audio and audio-visual industry

17 September 2021

University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science has put its heft behind opening a Media Leadership Think Tank that will both ask the big “why” questions and in the future provide leadership training for the industry. Russell Southwood spoke to the person who will head it up, long-time industry figure Michael Markovitz. At present, most of the discussion about the sustainability (and indeed profitability) of the Sub-Saharan media takes place in industry events. In a separate but not unrelated universe, a significant number of NGOs tackle the political problems that the media experience across the continent. The Media Leadership…