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How — and how not — to restore trust in media

In an age of unprecedented access to information, people must improve their media literacy. But that does not let media organizations off the hook

Digital pioneer whose kindness stood out

Matthew Buckland, 1974-2019

Digital pioneer Matthew Buckland dies

​Digital news entrepreneur Matthew Buckland has died at age 45

BuzzFeed story, video prompt media soul-searching, Trump attacks

Two events have been latched upon by US president Donald Trump to bolster his long-standing grievance that the press is biased against him

Digitalisation has reduced the costs of doing business in public, private sectors

Technology provides African governments with new, efficient ways to deliver services

Chinese-style ‘digital authoritarianism’ grows globally — study

The annual Freedom House study of 65 countries found global internet freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year in 2018,

Ailing US newspapers feel new pain from newsprint tariffs

As newspapers reel from the current economic landscape, many have already been making hefty newsroom cuts

Cinema in Africa makes a ‘third-reel comeback’

In many countries south of the Sahara, digital technology, strong investment and modern theatres are bringing about a major revival of movie-g

Fak’ugesi digifest’s for everyone

Don’t be put off if you’re a novice to all things digital. It’s a great place to explore, experiment and learn

Editorial: Clickbait a scourge of digital news era

Faustian bargains are the order of the day when producing news.

​The digital age erases the divide between humans and objects

Africa, with its ancient conceptions of the relations between being and matter, is fertile ground for digital technologies.

Grooming journalists for the digital age

The South African media landscape, or any media landscape for that matter, is not a stagnant and stable one

Media need to grow reach

The world is going digital and as it does it is dragging the media and entertainment sectors with it, whether they are prepared for it or not.

Techno-fried brains

It's hard not to agree with the argument that digital media is making us stupid, writes <strong>John Harris</strong>.

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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