The 2017 edition of LINK's Broadcasting and Digital Media Policy-Regulatory Trends Course wrapped up on Friday 17 March. The intensive 5-day module covered policy and regulation for content, technical matters and industry structure/behaviour.
On 3 March, the LINK Centre and the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI) at Tshwane University of Technology co-convened a workshop, under the umbrella of the Open African Innovation Research Partnership (Open AIR), on South Africa's growing movement of "makers".
LINK Visiting Adjunct Professor Justine Limpitlaw's latest book, the Media Law Handbook for Eastern Africa, had its public launch in Nairobi in January. The book, published in December 2016 by Konrad-Adenhauer-Stiftung (KAS), is available for free download in PDF format on the KAS website.
LINK's accredited, peer-reviewed, open access journal, The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), published three thematic issues in 2016, all available for free download via the AJIC home page.