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Every varsity should have an ombud
Every varsity should have an ombud
The transformation discussion in higher education should not have come as a surprise. Universities, owing to their nature, are the perfect breeding...
Public sentiment is a poor gauge of the need for balance
Public sentiment is a poor gauge of the need for balance
After the recent United States Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex marriage, several prominent US news organisations nailed their colours to...
Ombudsman: Reason can demand use of shocking images
Ombudsman: Reason can demand use of shocking images
We have been here before. In 2008, during a previous round of xenophobic violence, images of a man burning to death shocked the country.
Let's dismount from objectivity's high horse and start talking
Let's dismount from objectivity's high horse and start talking
The new year kicked off with one of those periodic convulsions that the world of journalism seems prone to.
The perpetuity of online journalism
The perpetuity of online journalism
A reader offended by obscenities in online comments, a man who shared the name of a former government official and a Christian charity running a home...
Was evidence of 'romantic' link sufficient?
Was evidence of 'romantic' link sufficient?
The lead story in the Mail & Guardian two weeks ago contained a buried landmine. About six paragraphs in, the story raised the explosive...
Net privacy not just about ?'forgetting'
Net privacy not just about ?'forgetting'
Spare a thought for Google. In the wake of a ruling by the European Court of Justice, the internet search giant has to set up extensive new machinery...
Ngoepe appointed as new tax ombudsman
Ngoepe appointed as new tax ombudsman
Newly appointed tax ombudsman retired Judge Bernard Ngoepe said on Thursday that his biggest challenge will be creating confidence in the newly...
Do not lose sight of the issue when reporting on a dispute
Do not lose sight of the issue when reporting on a dispute
A few weeks ago, the Mail & Guardian published a report that reflected union claims that Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan had unilaterally...
Risky precedent may allow the state to press-gang journalists
Risky precedent may allow the state to press-gang journalists
Perhaps the best known case arose from the vigilante killing of Western Cape gang boss Rashaad Staggie in 1996. A protest organised by...

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