Reg Rumney
Reg Rumney is a research associate in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University where he founded the South African Reserve Bank Centre for Economics Journalism. He is a writer and teacher of economics journalism, corporate social responsibility and media management, and a former business editor of the Mail & Guardian.
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/ 3 December 2007

BEE’s bid for the news

The bid by Koni Media to buy Avusa, formerly Johncom, has highlighted a long-time BEE fascination with newspapers. From a business point of view, there are other lucrative and less troublesome areas for investment and BEE investors need cash flow to pay back the money they have raised, writes Reg Rumney.