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Government spokespeople have a crucial role to play in facilitating communication
Government spokespeople have a crucial role to play in facilitating communication
Those tasked with communicating on behalf of the government would do well to engage in some introspection regarding the purpose of...
EDITORIAL: State’s empty-headed PR
EDITORIAL: State’s empty-headed PR
Government spokespersons need to decide if they are civil servants or publicity officers for politicians.
EDITORIAL: Justice must be seen to be done – in court not online
EDITORIAL: Justice must be seen to be done – in court not online
Journalism these days feels like it’s 80% about trying to establish what’s fake and what’s real; and if there is any basis at all for what...
Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account
Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account
In June, Senegalese President Macky Sall’s brother, Aliou Sall, resigned from his post as the head of a state-run savings fund, following public...
Editorial: Our dishonesty harms journalism
Editorial: Our dishonesty harms journalism
Journalism is in a dangerous moment: our work is crucial as different forces vie for control over this country and the ability to turn the levers...
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Errors in email addresses contributed to the row between the protector, the bank and the president
The pushy tout’s guide to Marrakech
The pushy tout’s guide to Marrakech
Simon Allison in Marrakech
Trial opens for Philippine journalist critical of Duterte
Trial opens for Philippine journalist critical of Duterte
High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa's libel trial opened on Tuesday in a case that she and press freedom advocates see as government...
#SABC8: The biggest mess ever broadcast
#SABC8: The biggest mess ever broadcast
‘I want to applaud people who recognise this wonderful person called Hlaudi. Because when I came here there was no SABC. People who work here...
South Sudan's independent media under pressure
South Sudan's independent media under pressure
Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their...
How — and how not — to restore trust in media
How — and how not — to restore trust in media
In most industries, a quality product is easy to identify, thanks to markers like price, brand, and reviews. But in journalism, discerning quality...

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