Glenda Daniels

Gender gap widens in SA media

The latest media figures show that women are slowly advancing, but their experiences tell of little change at the top

ANC battles a test for journalism

As quickly as populist alliances form so do they unravel, according to Ernesto Laclau’s political philosophy theory

Tracking media freedom: 40 years since Black Wednesday

Forty years ago the apartheid regime crushed the free press. Today, the media industry is better off but it’s in a mess

Media links Gupta emails to the corrupted – it’s not fake news

The media is playing its part in trying to make the powerful and corrupt account to the people of South Africa

In the age of the internet, censorship has acquired a new face

"Censorship strategies include repression 2.0, masked political control and technology capture"

Journalists must get on the ground to tell the real, 360° story

I marched and got the true picture first-hand, not from propaganda or social media’s limited view

ANC’s desire to control social media is simply undemocratic

Regulating the internet and social media, as the ANC would like to do, would be overreach and inconsistent with the characteristics of a democracy.

How fake news works as political machinery to tarnish the integrity of journalists

The world is deep in the throes of a disinformation era through fake news, alternative facts and post truth.

​Fake news is undermining the work of journalists

Those exposed of wrongdoing by vigilant reporters are exploiting the distrust and doubt that misinformation engenders.

2016: What a sad and bad year for journalism

Retrenchments, the threat of a media tribunal, a new Bill and mergers bode ill for newsrooms.

Investigative journalists’ skills can empower people

Citizens need to know how to source reliable information to advance their freedoms.

Protesters use the media, but they and the police turn on journalists

Reporting is essential in a democracy but police and demonstrators don’t always see it that way.

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