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

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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