Narcissism 2014

Notes to selfie

Richard Poplak on a day in the life of a modern-day narcissist.

It works for the boss to be a jerk

Studies show that those in leadership positions are more likely to display narcissistic traits – which can be a good, and very very bad, thing.

Marikana and the brand journalist

Gia Nicolaides was probably on the koppie more than any other reporter. So why is her book so disturbingly wanting, asks Kwanele Sosibo.

The I in writer: Meeting Geoff Dyer

When Hedley Twidle met his writerly idol, the 'I' reached its limit.

Advertisers cash in on your brand – and theirs

The 'me' generation's self-absorption is playing into the hands of big business and savvy brands.

How selfies are changing the way we see ourselves and the world

Even funerals and pilgrimages are falling prey to the compulsion to self-snap, writes Sean O’Toole.

From the baby book to Facebook

We're constantly posting images of our children on social networks. But what are we doing to their privacy – and their self-image – in the process?

My teenage daughter, the selfie junkie

A lot has changed for Oupa Nkosi's daughter since hitting her teens, but it's her self-obsession that is getting her into trouble.

Why our many stories matter

Put aside your well-wrought arguments to listen to other views, even those of someone you despise.

Who’s the loudest of them all?

What’s it like to be one of the biggest mouths on South Africa’s social media scene? Joonji Mdyogolo tracked them and got an earful, and an eyeful.

I heart me: Our extreme 24/7 cult of the self

How social media and selfies are fuelling more me time than ever before.

Social-ism for the masses

How are South Africans using social media? Eamon Allan asked a few of them to find out.

Latest

Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories