<i>Hard Copy</i> is shot on a reconstructed newsroom set in the disused Rissik Street post office donated as a location by the city of Johannesburg. In a month, production designer Emelia Weavind and crew created a busy, layered working space where issues and temperaments can play themselves out to the full. Matthew Krouse saw the first episode.
The Lesbian and Gay Equality Project spent more than R40 000 on a billboard advert intended to promote the idea of same sex marriage at a cricket match in Centurion. The expenditure has been cited as an example of the alleged misuse of funds by South Africaâ€™s major gay organisation, whose work has been put on hold until the findings of an internal audit have been made public.