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What is this place?: The visual simulacrum of South Africa in the Covid-19 lockdown

Why is the visual depiction of this country in centre-left international online news publications so unrecognisable?

Reading List: Dionne Searcey

The author and journalist shares a reading list from her time as The New York Times bureau chief for West Africa

Traditional media: A block against deadly pathogens and people

Several polls since the start of the pandemic show a majority of people checking the news several times a day and turning to trusted news sources and state broadcasters rather than social media

February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity

Visitors from outer space – or military aircraft made on Earth ?

Are China or Russia ahead of the US in aerial technology or are intergalactic visitors trying to make friends with us?

Australian media challenge ‘unprecedented’ contempt charges over Pell reporting

Twenty-three journalists and 13 media companies face fines and prison terms for allegedly breaching a gag order

Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is: official

The dissident journalist was dismembered after his murder October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul but his remains have yet to be found

BuzzFeed story, video prompt media soul-searching, Trump attacks

Two events have been latched upon by US president Donald Trump to bolster his long-standing grievance that the press is biased against him

Selling Africa’s good news stories

Low pay and precarious work conditions for most African journalists lead many to seek work with Western news outlets

US newspapers hit back at Trump, defend free press

The coordinated effort comes amid Trump’s persistent claims that media outlets that publish articles critical of him are churning out 'fake news'

This is why ‘Catbook’ won’t work

'Why people allow Facebook to make up their minds for them is beyond me and that might be the real question here'

Trump slams anti-breastfeeding claims

The US president hit back at The New York Times for publishing ‘fake news’

US Open to revamp seedings for pregnancy absences — report

The WTA Tour does not have protected seedings for players who return from absences

Figureheads won’t help women

It takes political mobilisation, education, laws and economic opportunities

Pulitzer Prize recognises journalism that unmasked sexual harassers

The Pulitzer Prize recognises achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States

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