Adam Habib and Adriaan Basson pondered where South Africa is headed in a session at the M&G Literary Festival entitled "Hopes and Impediments".
A public discussion around Adriaan Basson's new book has given Chris Roper a sleepless night.
The Mail & Guardian has won a landmark case for media freedom after a judge ruled that journalists are not obliged to reveal their sources.
Ability to protect sources is crucial to exposing corruption, says the M&G.
Bosasa has used the US and Australia as examples of legal precedents for the M&G to reveal its sources involved in a story alleging corruption.
The M&G is in court to protect its sources in a story that alleged large-scale corruption by facilities management company Bosasa.
The M&G responds to Robert Gumede's smear campaign against it.
Claims by businessman Robert Gumede that M&G reporter Sam Sole was corrupt are "appalling", noseweek editor Martin Welz says.
An edited extract from Adriaan Basson's book: Finish and Klaar: Selebi's downfall from Interpol to the Underworld
An extract from M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism associate partner Adriaan Basson's book on defeated former top cop Jackie Selebi.
The saga of police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi has won the Mail & Guardian's investigations team the Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Award for story of the year, it was announced on Wednesday evening at the seventh annual awards ceremony held at the Wanderers club in Johannesburg.
Police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi is to be charged with corruption and defeating the course of justice after his application to prevent the National Prosecuting Authority from prosecuting him was denied in the Pretoria High Court on Friday. Judge Nico Coetzee said Selebi's application bore no merit.
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is ready to charge police National Commissioner and Interpol chief Jackie Selebi, it said in court papers at the Pretoria High Court on Friday. The NPA said it would charge Selebi with corruption and defeating the course of justice.
The Mail & Guardian has strongly objected to allegations made about it in an affidavit by police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi supporting his court application to stop the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) from prosecuting him. Selebi's bid was being heard in the Pretoria High Court on Friday.