Chris Roper is the editor of the Mail & Guardian Online, and also does blue sky online paradise strategy for M&G Media. He's worked online for many years, not just Twitter years, but real years. He owns 14 Apple products, but claims not to have a problem. He writes stuff as the mood takes him. Like the famous locust plague of the Old Testament, he's everywhere on social media, and blogs on chrisroper.co.za
Outa's press release paints its opposition to paying tolls as a mighty crusade. But there are much more important battles to fight.
Chris Roper reflects on the end of traditional media and why we are the tabloid nation now.
Chris Roper examines the myths and lies created by former president Nelson Mandela.
Four years ago Chris Roper and Mandy Rossouw stumbled upon the start of what would become Zuma's Nkandla home. Chris looks back.
Chris Roper explains why it is still very necessary, even in an age with the powers of HTML, to attribute ideas correctly and sufficiently.
A debate around the term "White Widow" has raged in the M&G newsroom, with some feeling it's racist. Chris Roper weighs in on the argument.
The ANC claims they're vindicated by a Press Council verdict on a recent M&G headline. Play "Devious, or Dim?". You be the judge.
The fact that some people unquestioningly assume that journalism can be bent to the whims of media owners is worrying.
Chris Roper explains why the Mail & Guardian decided to launch the M&G Women website.
The M&G Zimbabwe Elections voting trends site is an attempt to give citizens access to information, despite Zanu-PF's claims to the contrary.