Indra de Lanerolle

JAMLAB (South Africa)

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Indra is Director of the Journalism and Media Lab in Johannesburg, Africa’s first digital journalism and media incubator and research lab. He also teaches post graduate courses on video and television and media entrepreneurship at the Journalism and Media department of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He has published research on internet and mobile access and use and affordability in South Africa, demand for open data and civil society use of digital technologies.

Indra is an experienced media and communications professional who began his career at the BBC. He has produced television and film in over fifteen countries. His work has been recognised with a Peabody Award, an Emmy nomination, and the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival. He is a thought leader on the impacts of new network technologies on media, organisations, social development and economies in Africa. Subscribe to jamlab’s newsletter at or follow Indra on Twitter @indradl.