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
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.
Apparently, noble construction company bosses were just looking out for us when they fixed prices. Thanks, guys.
Just because the North Korean culture is so utterly alien to much of the West does not mean it's okay to caricature Kim Jong-un, writes Chris Roper.
Chris Roper blames CNN's business anchor Richard Quest for businesspeople now thinking they are creative, interesting and funny - when they're not.