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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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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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