Jane Duncan (academic)

South African activist and academic

Jane Duncan is an academic, public intellectual and activist at the Journalism Department at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. She works on media freedom issues and is the former director of the Freedom of Expression Institute in Johannesburg.

Quotes edit

  • There is no doubt that media consumption habits are going to change quite fundamentally in the future, with an increasing reliance on the internet as a source of information and as a communicative tool.
    • [1] Duncan interview on Internet focus
  • Internet rights are not as important as media rights at the moment, but any freedom of information lobby with some foresight needs to recognise that the internet will be at the heart of future media systems, and they need to adapt their advocacy strategies accordingly by including an internet component.
    • [2] Duncan interview on Internet focus.

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