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Somizi, will you judge this song & dance?

Hlophe? Mogoeng? Judge Judy? Zuma’s selection of judges could mutate as fast as versions of Jacques Pauw’s weekend

Editorial: Where is the accountability?

We need consequences, otherwise we will continue to get more of the same

The Covid-19 media survival guide

The pandemic hit journalists hard when credible news was most vital. The M&G spoke to newsroom leaders, researchers and stakeholders, who said the only way to sustain the industry is by investing in quality journalism

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Gamechangers: The morphing landscape of South Africa’s media

Two books on two media outlets, Daily Maverick and Independent newspapers, tell stories of success and failure

Malema welcomes eNCA withdrawal from its conference

The EFF leader however says that the 24-hour news channel is unwelcome to cover any of the party’s events further

Editorial: Journalism keeps up the good fight

In the wake of Black Wednesday, South African media continued to fight for the right to do their job

The hypocrisies of the EFF and the twists of our prejudice

It is important to acknowledge that journalism does not happen in a vacuum, prejudices seep into the tone and focus of our work

How foreign aid fuels African media’s payola problem

In many African countries, a dirty secret of journalism is that reporters earn most of their income from payments by their sources

Zondo slams ‘money-hungry’ media

The deputy chief justice accused the media of undermining the commission after Sunday newspapers published information from leaked documents

Zondo commission to hear arguments on admission of electronic data

The commission’s legal team is expected to continue presenting its arguments on why the complete #GuptaLeaks emails should be admitted as evidence

State Capture commission in possession of original #GuptaLeaks hard drive

The hard drive consists of tens of thousands of Gupta-linked emails that detail the extent of the family’s role in state capture

Editorial: News media prove their worth

'We are riddled with contradictions and must strive to capture the complexity of South Africa and its people better'

BLF’s Andile Mngxitama denied entry to Daily Maverick media event

Mngxitama was stopped by security at the entrance of the venue. He then made a speech from beyond the ropes to the gathered crowd.

Daily Maverick retracts ‘al-Qaeda in SA’ story

The Daily Maverick has retracted a controversial story which claimed that al-Qaeda is active in South Africa.

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State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

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