Dumisani is Associate Professor and Vice Dean, Teaching & Learning at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). He holds a doctorate in Media and Communication Studies from the University of Oslo (2006). Prior to joining UJ in 2016, he worked as Regional Programme Manager, Media and Access to Information at the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), where he led the Foundation’s efforts to promote media freedom, media diversity, access to information and ICTs for development.
ADMIRE MARE (PhD.) is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Communication, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Namibia. He holds a PhD and Masters of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies from the department of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. Mare also holds a Master’s of Science in Sociology and Social Anthropology and a BSc Honours in Sociology from the University of Zimbabwe. He also holds a diploma in mass communication from Harare Polytechnic’s School of Journalism and Media Studies.