It would've been difficult to illustrate the controversy around Yiull Damaso's Mandela painting without showing it, writes Franz Kruger.
Of late, I have read too many stories in the paper that do not work hard enough to persuade me as the reader that the central facts are established.
Twenty years on, the events of the massacre are contested and people remain divided and angry, writes the M&G's ombudsman Franz Kruger.
The art of writing headlines is a difficult one: they need to be accurate and attractive and it is easy to fall into the trap of overselling a story.
Not since the xenophobic attacks of 2008 have South Africa's underlying and unresolved patterns of violence burst as clearly into the open.