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William Bird

William Bird

    I expected so much more from the SABC
    I expected so much more from the SABC
    Our president was right to say in his State Of The Nation address last week that we have some good stories to tell about our 20 years of democracy. Sadly, our public broadcaster is not one of them. I declare my bias in favour of the public broadcaster: I love the SABC....
    SABC sunshine news strategy 'deeply concerning', says media monitoring group
    SABC sunshine news strategy 'deeply concerning', says media monitoring group
    The call by the acting chief operations officer at the SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng,  for 70% of news stories to be aired by the public broadcaster...
    Pistorius: Public interest has trumped interest to the public
    Pistorius: Public interest has trumped interest to the public
    As a school boy we were always told not to point as three fingers point back at you. As with any big news story, coverage of it by mainstream...
    'Poof' goes our broadcasters' boldness
    'Poof' goes our broadcasters' boldness
    The latest Nando's advert focused on diversity and xenophobia has, unsurprisingly, caused a stir.
    Strengthen the Press Code to strengthen the media
    Strengthen the Press Code to strengthen the media
    There has been very little analysis of what is actually wrong with the existing self-regulatory system of the print media. This is a pity as the...