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702: Vitriol dims the radio’s star

702 has recently lost a number of high-profile presenters. It says this is part of a shift to gain listeners. But insiders say something is rotten

Meet the ‘Corona Guy’ fighting Covid-19 disinformation in Kenya’s refugee camp

One radio presenter is using the airwaves to bring vital facts about the virus to Dadaab’s 217 000 residents

If the ‘fifth estate’ is a publisher, it needs to be regulated

Social media threatens the purpose of the ‘fourth estate’ – democracy and a check on power

Mpho Maboi

Broadcaster, SABC

Avicii death a coming-of-age in electronic music boom

The Swedish DJ's death at age 28 marks a symbolic coming-of-age for a genre that remains resolutely youthful

Heard it on the radio: Musicians need the airwaves to make it

Artists may one day make it by releasing their music on the internet, but radio is still king.

LGBTI people in the DRC and Mozambique take to the air to foster understanding

Radio in both the DRC and Mozambique is helping people to deal with queer issues that are rarely ever discussed

90% local content: ‘I’m Hlaudi Motsoeneng, baby!’

The SABC boss has scoffed at the suggestion that any of the stations might refuse to obey his rules.

Mushroom Hour Half-Hour: From pirate radio to podcasts

Nhlanhla Mngadi and Andrew Curnow's indulgent podcasts and live-recorded jam sessions are headed for wax.

A jig for when the chips are down

The former choirmaster and dance teacher would rather invest in his future by buying a radio than by considering giving dance classes.

World Radio Day: Time for the youth to step up

World Radio Day is celebrated across the globe to remember the unique power of radio. A young Jo'burger took his station online into the future.

Power FM: Technical challenges affecting listener numbers, says director

Power FM's 25% listenership drop in the past six months was a result of the station’s inability to broadcast on three of their five transmitters.

Good-news SABC is bad news

As under apartheid, the state broadcaster is still kowtowing to politicians it should be shunning.

M&G Newsroom: Traces of stars and safety online

Join Sarah Evans and Phillip de Wet on M&G Newsroom between 1pm and 2pm for all the news updates of the week.

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