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Red flags of authoritarian creep
Red flags of authoritarian creep
I got a call from a journalist who works for Al Jazeera. He wanted to get my opinion on perceptions that media freedom had been encroached upon...
Editorial: Good press, here's a bone
Editorial: Good press, here's a bone
The media quarantine at the ANC policy conference was highly successful in achieving its apparent aims.
Project M: Leaked emails reveal Gupta plans to buy the M&G
Project M: Leaked emails reveal Gupta plans to buy the M&G
In January 2016 Nazeem Howa, then still CEO of the Gupta family’s corporate...
#SABC8 journalists won't back down despite threats, bullets and intimidation
#SABC8 journalists won't back down despite threats, bullets and intimidation
Despite intimidation and death threats, the SABC 8 on Sunday reiterated their determination to go ahead with a Constitutional Court case probing...
Media suppressed on the continent
Media suppressed on the continent
MEDIAThe media commemorates Black Wednesday this month. It’s 39 years since the apartheid government summarily shut down two newspapers and...
Turkish journalists and judges are in Erdogan’s cross-hairs, says journalist
Turkish journalists and judges are in Erdogan’s cross-hairs, says journalist
Turkish journalist Abdullah Bozkurt left his homeland after the increased crackdown on the free media following the coup attempt of July this year,...
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
Amid the return of conflict in South Sudan, media veteran and former BBC correspondent Alfred Taban was arrested on July 16 by National Security...
Gupta-owned ANN7 fires five more journalists
Gupta-owned ANN7 fires five more journalists
Gupta-owned television news station ANN7 fired five more journalists on Tuesday.
'US behind Eritrean exodus'
'US behind Eritrean exodus'
Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki has claimed the exodus of youth to Europe is a deliberate policy fomented by foreign powers to weaken the...
[Video]Makhanya: South Africa cannot survive without the M&G
[Video]Makhanya: South Africa cannot survive without the M&G
Former Mail & Guardian editor Mondli Makhanya highlights his biggest stories while at the helm, media freedom and the publication's role in SA.
[Video]Harber: The M&G is a troublemaker
[Video]Harber: The M&G is a troublemaker
M&G co-founder and former editor, Anton Harber, reflects on the challenges of starting the paper and the role it played in the country – then and now.
Renowned Angolan journalist sentenced on libel charge
Renowned Angolan journalist sentenced on libel charge
The internationally renowned Angolan investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais has been given a six-month suspended sentence after the Luanda...

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