Author: Andile April

None of us are qualified enough to deal with what the disruption technology intelligence is bringing upon us. This is going to require a new and updated version of ourselves. Communication disruption can impact organisations in various ways. It can create both challenges and opportunities that leaders and teams must navigate effectively to stay competitive and relevant in today’s fast-paced digital landscape. One significant impact of communication disruption is the need for organisations to adapt to new technological tools and platforms. With the rise of social media, instant messaging, and other digital channels, traditional modes of communication may become less…

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Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, with billions of people using various platforms to connect, share, and engage with each other. However, not all social media platforms are created equal, and some are thriving while others are slowly fading away. One platform that is doing exceptionally well is Instagram. With over a billion active users, Instagram has become a go-to platform for sharing photos and videos. Its user-friendly interface and wide range of features, such as stories, reels, and IGTV, have kept users engaged and glued to the app. Additionally, the platform has seen a…

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In the realm of modern football, the introduction of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was heralded as a monumental development that would eradicate contentious decisions and ensure fairness on the pitch. However, during Liverpool’s 2-1 defeat to Tottenham on Saturday, it became abundantly clear that poor communication of VAR decisions can still mar the beautiful game. The match showcased how insufficient communication between the on-field referee and spectators, as well as the implementation of technology, can lead to confusion, frustration, and a sense of injustice among fans, players, and coaches alike. One of the key problems during the game was that…

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The media and communication landscape is undergoing a significant transformation as new technologies continue to emerge and challenge traditional practices. These disruptive technologies are reshaping the way information is produced, distributed, and consumed, leading to profound changes in the industry. One of the most disruptive technologies in the media and communication industry is artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). AI-powered algorithms are revolutionising content creation, curation, and personalisation. Automated content generation systems can produce news articles, reports, and even video content at an unprecedented speed and scale. ML algorithms enable media organisations to analyse vast amounts of data, identify…

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In today’s digital age, the media as well as countless information and communication technologies (ICTs) have become integral parts of our daily lives. Young people in South Africa are no exception, and they are increasingly using these tools to access information, communicate with others, and express themselves. However, not all young people in South Africa have equal access to media and ICTs, and this can limit their ability to fully participate in society and achieve their goals. Therefore, empowering young people through media and ICTs is essential for their personal and professional development. One way to empower young people in…

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