The voice of SA at Brics Me­dia Fo­rum

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

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.

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