Social Development to host a webinar on reporting on children
The Department of Social Development will host a virtual Webinar focusing on Reporting on Children. The Webinar emanates from concerns around programming on children and a lack of children’s voice in the media.
The Webinar will look at variety of issues which includes:
• Child ethics of reporting on children
• Issues of reporting about children as victims or using stereotypes
• Encourage media to respect the rights of children and their dignity when reporting
• Encourage media to give children a voice in their coverage
The details of the Webinar are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Time: 13h00Venue: GCIS Auditorium, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street, Hatfield in Pretoria
Members of the media are encouraged to join the Webinar virtually. The link to zoom will be shared with confirmed participants.
Source: Government of South Africa