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Khaya Sithole: Trump’s mantra of ‘fake news’ harmed media

Viewers and readers need to trust that news outlets are accurate, balanced, fair and impartial

Homecoming: Quarantine chronicles

Fourteen days of quarantine in a Centurion hotel may be tedious, but for Kate Bartlett, there are plenty of laughs with new friends

America’s ‘Black Mecca’ rallies against racist police brutality

Known as a hub of revolution during the Civil Rights Movement, Atlanta has once again been at the forefront of police brutality protests in the US

Biden bids to quell storm over campaign trail kiss

The New York Post ran a gallery of photographs of Biden's "most touchy-feely moments," embracing and kissing women at public events over the years

How CNN reported on ‘child slaves’ who were not really enslaved

Despite what a recent CNN documentary claims, there is no pervasive child slavery problem in Ghana's Lake Volta region

The racist reaction to the Ethiopian Airlines crash was all too predictable

Once again, Africans have been reminded that some deaths, and thus lives, are more important than others

Nigerian political parties are weaponising fake news

According to new research, the volume of disinformation and fake news in the run-up to the Nigerian election is unprecedented

Selling Africa’s good news stories

Low pay and precarious work conditions for most African journalists lead many to seek work with Western news outlets

The six words that got Marc Lamont Hill fired from CNN

Hill's dismissal highlights how pro-Israel lobbying groups control the US discourse on Palestine and Israel

White House to restore pass of CNN’s Acosta, but issues warning

CNN declares victory after White House said it'd restore reporter's credentials after revoking them earlier this month

Cyberbullies a threat to new media

Independent journalism needs protection from self-censorship and commercial pressures

CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defence

The row on live national television and Jim Acosta's resulting banishment triggered a wave of accusations that Trump is stifling the free press

De Niro, Biden latest suspected targets as Trump slams media

A spree of suspicious packages and pipe bombs have been sent to opponents of Donald Trump as he lashed out at the media for stirring up "anger"

Mail bombs to US political figures, media: What we know

The first bomb was discovered on Monday in a mailbox at the New York home of billionaire financier and Democratic Party supporter George Soros

Uber updates sexual assault policy

This comes after a CNN exposé detailing 103 unique sexual assault and abuse allegations against Uber

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