Digital Rights Lounge
11:15 - 12:15
Ask me Anything - Markus Beckedahl and Tefo Mohapi

Short thesis

Meet the founder of iAfrikan and the founder of and re:publica and ask them anything!


Markus and Tefo are both self-made publicists and journalists. They have build up digital publications that have had a profound impact on digital rights development, not just by educating their audience but by acting as agenda setting and discourse shaping voices for activits, bloggers and those who are not ususally featured in mainstream media. Over the years, both iAfrikan and have established themselves as the leading publications in their field, and yet making a living off of digital publications remains a struggle. Learn from their experiences and discuss the current state of digital rights and digital rights publications in this ask me anything session.