Steven Lang – He made a career as a reporter/producer in the news division of the SABC. When he left the national broadcaster he was the Executive Producer of current affairs on SAfm Radio. Steven edited Grocott’s Mail, Grahamstown’s community newspaper, for six years before returning to his studies. He is currently a PhD candidate in science communication at Rhodes University and a broadcast teacher’s assistant.
The Highway Africa Conference is a project of Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa). The 22-year old event is supported by a variety of partners including Government, corporate South Africa and development agencies. The key focus is the impact of digital technologies (internet and mobile) on journalism and the media and, by extension, society.