Adriaan Basson

 
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...
Attack a defence in disguise
Attack a defence in disguise
If you were watching the 7pm news on SABC television this Wednesday, you would have seen something very surprising: a lead story that purported to...
Claims against M&G 'outrageous', says noseweek editor
Claims against M&G 'outrageous', says noseweek editor
Claims by businessman Robert Gumede that Mail & Guardian investigative reporter Sam Sole was corrupt were "outrageous" and "appalling",...

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