Plenary Session 7

The impact of Fake News in Our Regions and Our Responses.

Moderator: Prof Sylvia M Chan-Olmsted (University of Florida). Panellists: Lisa MacLeod, Head of Digital for Tiso Blackstar Group (South Africa); Theo Dolan, Director of PeaceTech Lab Africa (Kenya); Dr Tendai Chari, Senior Lecturer, University of Venda (South Africa); and Dr Nixon Kariithi, media specialist and former journalism and media studies lecturer at Wits and Rhodes universities (South Africa).