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Journalists have to be seekers of truth, not activists

Many feel the urge to offer direction in a world that seems to be spiralling out of control faster every day

Donor-funded journalism is on the rise in Africa: why it needs closer scrutiny

Western aid has resulted in an Anglo-American culture of journalism education which has proved impractical to implement in African countries

Bhekisisa, M&G journalists nab top honours at health awards

Reporters lauded for their work on prison conditions, refugees’ access to health and SA’s road to a sugar tax.

From the judges’ seat: Three lessons for scientists

Here are three tips to help keep your scientific presentations interesting, full of life and not sleep inducing.

Bhekisisa scoops awards

Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian's health desk, bagged four awards at the Discovery Health Journalism Awards on Wednesday night.

Bhekisisa: Our health journalism centre is here

The Mail & Guardian has launched its health journalism centre, Bhekisisa. You can find all the details here.

Winning missive on health centre’s role

We have a winner from last week's letter competition.

Bhekisisa: Help us choose a winner

One of our reader letters will win a one-year digital subscription to the Mail & Guardian. Help us decide who deserves it.

Health matters: Let’s bhekisisa it

The <em>M&G's</em> new health journalism centre is ready to make its mark, scrutinise and inform.

M&G Health Journalism Centre

Bhekisisa aims to improve health reporting not only at the M&G but also at media houses across the continent.

Are you a creative thinker?

Suggest a name for our new Health Journalism Centre and win a 12 month <em>M&G</em> subscription!

The road to health is paved with bad conventions

The healthcare industry says it doesn't get the coverage it deserves, but it fails to grasp what makes a story worth telling, writes <b>Mia Malan</b>.

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