A series of seminars and two conferences look at how the media should deal with hate speech, writes Glenda Daniels.
Most protests in SA are peaceful despite the majority of images we see, and democracy is not served by such media distortions, writes Jane Duncan
There has been transformation in the fourth estate, particularly in terms of the state of newspapers and radio since apartheid, writes Glenda Daniels.
For the first time, online and social media texts are being regulated alongside printed material
Through something as simple as a list of requirements, media companies are safeguarding the status quo
The hosts had clearly not been briefed about the idiosyncracies of their very different guests.
The ANC's proposed media appeals tribunal is just another way to entrench sunshine journalism.
The ANC has dropped a welcome bombshell, saying the law has a chilling effect on free speech.
ANC cadres in government can expect a media training course to help them counter "escalating ideological and political attacks" against the party.
Politicians should not use transformation as an excuse to throttle the media into submission.
Neither the market nor the ruling party can be entrusted with the task – so leave it to the youth.
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.