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Court orders EFF to apologise for Gqubule and Harber ‘StratCom’ claim

The Johannesburg high court says the EFF had brought no evidence to back up the allegation

SA editors launch defamation claim against Bell Pottinger over ‘WMC’ campaign

The campaign, which was found to be racially divisive, was aimed at manipulating public opinion using social media

Press ombud hate speech ruling on HuffPost SA set aside

The press council appeal panel ruled that the blog calling for white men to be disenfranchised did not incite violence or hatred based on race.

AfriForum says fake HuffPost blog could see white men pulled out of voting queues

A fake blog post proposing that white men be stripped of their voting and property rights “might be landing a blow among many other blows”.

Editorial process and opinion on content are two separate factors

The fake identity issue is a red herring. There are very important principles at play - including the selective silencing of views some may not like.

Editorial: Clickbait a scourge of digital news era

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

The twisted logic of biomorality

The negative effects of an obsessive pursuit of wellness reduces food to a form of medication.
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Huffington: How to be a successful young leader

Media mogul Arianna Huffington says we need to break away from technology to be successful – and one day we'll have gadgets to help us do that.

Moneyweb suing Fin24 for ‘plagiarism’: Standard practice or parasitic?

In light of Moneyweb taking Fin24 to court for "plagiarism", are sites like Fin24 parasitic, or is Moneyweb failing to keep up with the times?

Syrian group linked to hacking NY Times, Twitter, Huff Post

Hacker group the Syrian Electronic Army has claimed credit for the Twitter and Huffington Post hacks in a series of Twitter messages.

Small publications sweep up Pulitzer Prizes

Newcomers and smaller publications have surpassed big-name media organisations this year as winners of the coveted Pulitzer Prize.

The Times they are a changin’

The first woman editor of the <i>New York Times</i> tells why she got the job and how she'll handle the transition to digital.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it