Rina Barnard & Charles Smith

On 27 May 2021 the Advisory Board of Afrikaans and Dutch presented a workshop for senior students of the department. We received the necessary consent from the UFS and followed all COVID-19 protocols.

Dr Riana Barnard, former publisher and currently a business analyst, did a presentation on:

Books today
  • The history of the printed book
  • Challenges facing a contemporary publisher (in a digital era with changing consumer needs and behavior)


Charles Smith, news editor, Media 24, did a presentation on:

Democratisation of the media channels
  • In practice
  • Freedom of speech
  • Fake News
  • Investigative journalism
  • Digital transformation


T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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