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SA suffers from political amnesia
SA suffers from political amnesia
Political amnesia: a virus that causes those infected to forget political history, even if the events occurred only months before. The signs of...
SA not immune to the global state of untruth
SA not immune to the global state of untruth
Fake news has become an explanation for political rupture, a byword for our current age of crisis and resurgent extremism, responsible for...
New app developed to detect Twitter bots — in any language
New app developed to detect Twitter bots — in any language
South Africa has experienced an upsurge of Twitter bots in recent years, aimed at influencing political discourse and public opinion with seemingly...
ANC factions rely on silence from the poor
ANC factions rely on silence from the poor
Last month, in an interview published in the Mail &...
The Bell Pottinger-linked ‘charity’ advised by ANC bigwigs
The Bell Pottinger-linked ‘charity’ advised by ANC bigwigs
Former President Kgalema Motlanthe and former ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa are on the advisory board of the Brazzaville Foundation, which has...
Who cares about Johann Rupert anyway?
Who cares about Johann Rupert anyway?
In recent years, billionaire businessman Johann Rupert has avoided the spotlight. And yet he appears to be more famous than ever. At some point,...
Politicians, media must make peace
Politicians, media must make peace
The Zondo state capture commission has reminded us of just how much pressure the Jacob Zuma administration put on the media over the past decade....
Malema hits out at journalists
Malema hits out at journalists
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema lambasted members of the media for forming part of what he called the “Ramaphosa Defence...
The civil society resistance to state capture
The civil society resistance to state capture
For a long time there was very little organised opposition to these events, but the South African media had largely managed to fend off moves to...
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...
Editorial: Stop the digital dark arts
Editorial: Stop the digital dark arts
What really stands out from the Cambridge Analytica revelations is not the fact that a shadowy British consultancy has been using dirty tricks to...
Is South Africa seeing a return to the rule of law? More evidence is needed
Is South Africa seeing a return to the rule of law? More evidence is needed
It appears as if the Gupta family, known for being politically-connected to President Jacob Zuma and accused of “state capture”, have not had a...

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