Adriaan Basson

 
SA editors launch defamation claim against Bell Pottinger over 'WMC' campaign
SA editors launch defamation claim against Bell Pottinger over 'WMC' campaign
Three prominent South African editors have lodged a defamation claim against AIG Europe, the insurer for now defunct Bell Pottinger, over the fallen UK media relations giant's role in the so-called "white...
Free speech is costly
Free speech is costly
Freedom of expression is one of the cornerstones of our nascent constitutional democracy, and it is unquestionably a principle worth defending.
News24 apologises to Michael Holding for ‘failure’
News24 apologises to Michael Holding for ‘failure’
Former West Indian cricketer and commentator Michael Holding became the subject of a media storm after mediahouse News24 published a blatantly racist...
Mbalula allegations heaping up
Mbalula allegations heaping up
 Allegations of questionable dealings with private companies and businessmen are heaping up against Police Minister Fikile Mbalula.
True colours: Radio debate on ethics in journalism gets heated
True colours: Radio debate on ethics in journalism gets heated
Marianne Thamm’s opinion piece on the ...
M&G LitFest: 'Where to from here?'
M&G LitFest: 'Where to from here?'
Shaun de Waal, the M&G's comment and analysis editor, chaired a session at the M&G Literary Festival entitled...
Looking-Glass Wars: Ubuntu in the bathroom
Looking-Glass Wars: Ubuntu in the bathroom
It's around four in the morning and I'm woken by the usual nightmare, one I've never had before.
Ruling on journo's sources a victory for media freedom
Ruling on journo's sources a victory for media freedom
The Mail & Guardian has won a landmark case for media freedom after a judge ruled that journalists are not obliged to reveal their...
M&G in court over Bosasa sources
M&G in court over Bosasa sources
The Mail & Guardian this week went to court to defend its decision to protect the identity of its sources for a series of articles about...
Bosasa looks to foreign law for case against M&G
Bosasa looks to foreign law for case against M&G
Lawyers for the facilities management company Bosasa on Tuesday argued there is legal precedent for compelling reporters to reveal their sources...
M&G fights to protect its sources from Bosasa
M&G fights to protect its sources from Bosasa
The Mail & Guardian is in court this week to protect its sources in a story that alleged large-scale corruption and to fight a defamation...

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