Newspapers

Desperate days for local papers, radio

National newspapers are shedding jobs but the situation is even worse for community media, many of which face closure

Online site a new model for journalism

The Africa Is a Country website offers a rich mix of  news, comment and analysis about the continent

Robbery aimed at ‘killing’ KZN newspaper

Saturday’s brazen raid on Bayede News appears to have been about keeping the newspaper off the streets

Kristine Guillaume becomes Harvard Crimson’s first black woman editor

The twenty-year-old will take over the helm of the only daily paper in Cambridge, Massachusetts next year

Hlaudi Motsoeneng may be the ‘devil’, ­but we can’t ignore the media’s other serpents

SA's newsrooms, fraught with unseen booby traps, are often stifling, with dinosaurs at the helm, writes Kwanele Sosibo.

Media has changed but ownership is in a few hands

There has been transformation in the fourth estate, particularly in terms of the state of newspapers and radio since apartheid, writes Glenda Daniels.

SA newspapers need more than one magic bullet to survive

Newspapers have to creep out of their comfort zones to service an ever-growing platform-agnostic readership.

Zimbabwe police on hunt for ‘hostile’ newspaper editors

A Zanu-PF insider and security agent said editor Edmund Kudzayi was viewed as a security threat.

Hamburger writes book

Newspaper posters continue to fascinate collectors, for their social commentary as much as for their wit.

New media boss either has vision or political motives

South Africa's latest media mogul, Iqbal Survé plans to set up newspapers in other vernacular languages.

Times Media old guard butchered

The pressure has long been on for the company to realise its full potential and satisfy shareholders.

Dispatches: With you I know I cannot go wrong

Mr Mogopodi sold newspapers outside Kagiso. Until one day, he disappeared.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it