The voice of SA at Brics Media Forum
Independent Media featured prominently at the opening of the second Brics Media Forum in Beijing, China, yesterday. The two-day event is hosted by the Xinhua News Agency under the theme “Deepening Brics Media Co-operation, Promoting Fair and Just International Public Opinion”. Durban-based photographer Motshwari Mofokeng was one of the speakers who addressed more than 20 delegates from over a dozen media organisations in Brics’ member states. Mofokeng, who falls under the African News Agency pictures division, spoke about the important role photographers play in storytelling and bringing news to life through visual images and videos.