Too often journalists use an attack on freedom as a defence to keep their own limitations covered.
The Cape Times debacle is just one example of how DA leader Helen Zille can show scant respect for journalists and the media, writes Verashni Pillay.
The South African media chose to sensationalise the Oscar Pistorius trial because that's what the public wanted (and secretly, so did the news media).
Was the SA media coverage of Israel's bombardment of Gaza unbalanced and riddled with blindly reported inaccuracies?
Pallo Jordan's alleged falsification of his qualifications should be kept in perspective, argues Danny Schechter.
Mpumalanga-based journalists discovered a new circumcision device, called PrePex, at a Bhekisisa media training event on Monday.
Most of those reporting on Oscar Pistorius's murder trial have opined on the way evidence should be judged despite no legal training or knowledge.
Oscar Pistorius is grabbing all the headlines and for good reason too. Who cares about corruption and the poor? We have Oscar.
This year the journalism business got hysterical. Which would be funny if it wasn't so weird.
Calling Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti a "political prisoner" or the DA's Mmusi Maimane "Obama" affects their legitimacy, writes Franz Krüger.
The media prefers bad news stories – Africa is not singled out for that, but it does make life harder for those living in and outside the continent.
French police are hunting for a gunman after a shooting at a Paris newspaper office that gravely wounded a photographer, and three other attacks.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised not to "gag" journalists, and will review a press law that has sparked outrage among the media.
Media mogul Arianna Huffington says we need to break away from technology to be successful – and one day we'll have gadgets to help us do that.
Despite the president's entrenched position in the ANC, he faces two major hurdles in the future.
Zuma's call for SA to emulate Mexico's "patriotic reporting" shows that he doesn't have a clue, says El Siglo de Torreón editor Javier Garza.
Jacob Zuma has been castigated for his remarks on "patriotic reporting" which was an insult to the dozens of murdered Mexican journalists.
It's just not right that Jacob Zuma wants to leave SA because the media are bad news bearers. So we found some sunshine news, especially for him.
President Jacob Zuma has told a group of students that South African media's reporting makes him want to leave the country at times.