Samm Farai Monro AKA Comrade Fatso
Creative Director, Magamba TV
(Video of Monro’s presentation at ISOJ2018 is below bio, along with article from ISOJ team)
Samm Farai Monro AKA Comrade Fatso is Zimbabwe’s trailblazing political satirist, a leading activist for freedom of expression and a media disruptor. Comrade Fatso is founder of Magamba Network, one of Zimbabwe’s most dynamic organizations working on the cutting edge of culture, media, activism and innovation. As a satirist he is the co-creator of the internationally acclaimed Zambezi News satire show and the weekly political news show The Week. Comrade Fatso’s satirical work has been highlighted and featured on CNN, BBC, Channel 4 (UK) and The Guardian to name a few. Through his groundbreaking comedy and activism Comrade Fatso has reached millions across Zimbabwe and beyond.
Monro was a presenter on the panel GLOBAL ROUNDUP: How news organizations are using satire online around the world at ISOJ 2018 on Saturday, April 14 @ 11:15 a.m.
Read the story covering Monro’s panel here.