Janeske Botes in a PhD student in Media Studies. She is also an Associate Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. She holds a BA in Journalism from the Midrand Graduate Institute as well as a BA(Hons) and MA in Media Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research interests include labour and social movements, alternative media, news production, the construction of identities in media (specifically African and gender identities), and media and politics. She also loves coffee, news, coffee, trawling through bookstores, activism, documentaries, music and coffee!