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Behind-the-Scenes at Africa Media Matters

By IWPR
  • Audrey Brown introduces the first ever Africa Media Matters. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Audrey Brown introduces the first ever Africa Media Matters. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  •  The script for the afternoon’s recording. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    The script for the afternoon’s recording. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • With contributions from journalists coming in from across the continent, the sound quality for Africa Media Matters is crucial. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    With contributions from journalists coming in from across the continent, the sound quality for Africa Media Matters is crucial. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • The production team make last minute changes to the script. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    The production team make last minute changes to the script. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • Vava Tampa, Founding Director of Save the Congo. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Vava Tampa, Founding Director of Save the Congo. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • Vava in an exchange with our presenter, Audrey Brown. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Vava in an exchange with our presenter, Audrey Brown. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • Audrey introduces the panel discussion on the exploitation of minerals in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Audrey introduces the panel discussion on the exploitation of minerals in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • Vava prepares to respond. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Vava prepares to respond. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • Emilie Serralta, a campaigner with investigative non-governmental organisation, Global Witness. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Emilie Serralta, a campaigner with investigative non-governmental organisation, Global Witness. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • Audrey, Vava and Emilie mid-discussion. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Audrey, Vava and Emilie mid-discussion. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • Audrey makes a final point to the panellists. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    Audrey makes a final point to the panellists. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
  • With recording over, the headphones can come off – until next time. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)
    With recording over, the headphones can come off – until next time. (Photo: Srđan Pajić/IWPR)

As the first Africa Media Matters is launched, we take a look behind the scenes at how it was all put together. View our image gallery to find out more.