journalism

 
​What should journalists be writing?
​What should journalists be writing?
It is tremendously difficult to write about the needs and the centrality of the spirit in our experience of being human — ­­for a newspaper. I imagine most readers come here to feed the hunger of their egos; to keep up with the latest indicators of human folly and achievement; to...
Joanne Joseph
Joanne Joseph
"For many years women were considered mere autocue monkeys, while men did the really hard-hitting journalism. Thanks to a few important women...
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique is set to introduce prohibitively expensive fees for foreign journalists, in an apparent attempt to discourage reporting from the...
Letters to the editor: August 3 to 9
Letters to the editor: August 3 to 9
The recent taxi massacre of almost a dozen people by machine guns has left most people in shock, but I am not shocked in the least. This sort of...
Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breaking' secrecy law
Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breaking' secrecy law
Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law during their reporting of a Rohingya massacre must face trial, a judge...
Slice of Life: 'We’re told to be cold'
Slice of Life: 'We’re told to be cold'
I was working on a story on male corrective rape and, during that time, I had this recurring dream. In the dream I was in a taxi by myself. I’d...
Journalist surveillance: Spooks are back in action
Journalist surveillance: Spooks are back in action
Journalists who have exposed deep-rooted corruption in the National Prosecuting Authority, the State Security Agency (SSA), Crime Intelligence and...
'Radical chic' author Tom Wolfe dies at 88
'Radical chic' author Tom Wolfe dies at 88
American writer Tom Wolfe ― known for his novels The Right Stuff and The Bonfire of Vanities ― died on Monday at...
South Africa's print media is failing to empower citizens on corruption
South Africa's print media is failing to empower citizens on corruption
The mainstream media can play an important role in fighting corruption. Investigative journalists in South Africa, for instance, helped to expose how the...
How investigative journalists helped turn the tide against corruption in SA
How investigative journalists helped turn the tide against corruption in SA
Every year South African investigative journalists are recognised for their hard work when the winners of the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism are announced. This year has provided a...
Slice of life: The taste of Africa
Slice of life: The taste of Africa
I was about 14 or 15 when I read a book called Without a Silver Spoon. I can’t remember who the author is or where it was set but what stood out...
Media must be rape activists, not bystanders
Media must be rape activists, not bystanders
In orientation week of 2008 I had a new group of journalism students working in the Grocott’s Mail newsroom in Grahamstown. We arrived for duty...

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