2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Fackson Banda

Fackson Banda, Zambia, is the programme specialist for UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC). He is the winner of 2008 MISA Press Freedom Award and is the SAB LTD-UNESCO Chair of Media and Democracy in the School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. A scholar of African political thought and media, he has published in the areas of postcolonial theory and media, technology and development, civic education and communication as well as community media and policy, among others. Prior to his appointment at Rhodes University, he has worked as executive director of Panos Southern Africa, an organisation dedicated to communication and sustainable development.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 21

09:00 PDT