Professor and head of the Department of Journalism, Film and Television, University of Johannesburg
Jane Duncan is a Professor of Journalism at the University of Johannesburg. Before that she was Highway Africa Chair of Media and Information Society, School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University. Jane is a prominent media activist and former executive director of the Freedom of Expression Institute. She has three post-graduate degrees, and has written widely on media policy and media freedom issues. She is author of ‘The rise of the securocrats’, published by Jacana.
A case before the High Court in Pretoria, South Africas capital city, is set to have important implications for citizens privacy and the ability of journalists to do their work without hindrance. At the heart of the...