Jane Duncan is a Professor in the Department of Journalism, Film and Television at the University of Johannesburg. Before that she was Highway Africa Chair of Media and Information Society, School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University. Jane is former executive director of the Freedom of Expression Institute. She has three post-graduate degrees, and has written widely on media policy and media freedom issues. She is author of ‘The rise of the securocrats’, published by Jacana Media, 'Protest nation: the right to protest in South Africa, published by UKZN Press and 'Stopping the spies: constructing and resisting the surveillance state in South Africa', published by Wits University Press.