Journalism

A year in the life of the M&G

Editor-in-chief, Khadija Patel, writes about the year that was, what we reported and why we reported on it

The digital breadcrumbs behind the M&G’s censorship attack

From the US to Cameroon, from SA to South Sudan to Spain. Tracking down the people trying to take our site down took us all over the internet

We should not weaponise mental illness

The case of Roxanne Joseph lays bare society’s inconsistencies about who deserves our empathy

What we do is important. Trust us

Given attacks against media and important questions being raised about our work, we need to be open about why we do what we do

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 their job

EDITORIAL: State’s empty-headed PR

When journalists send questions to government spokespersons, they do not do so because they are bored and have nothing to do

Editorial: Our dishonesty harms journalism

We must confront our failings and be better

The pushy tout’s guide to Marrakech

The Marrakech that tourists are shown is a very different place from the city that locals live in

The biggest mess ever broadcast

The fight for press freedom and against Hlaudi’s antics is documented by one of the SABC8

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 freedom

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

EDITORIAL: Journalism is the antidote to state capture

The news media was a counterweight to a criminal enterprise that had captured the state

Press Releases

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.