Migrant child's body on beach shocks Europe

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The image of a toddler's lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach after a migrant boat sank, has sparked horrified reaction as the tragedy of Europe's burgeoning refugee crisis hits home.

Zuma makes appointment to media board

2015-09-02 09:35

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Media24's head of corporate affairs Neo Momodu to the board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency board for three years, his office says.

Turkey raids critical media group

2015-09-01 21:04

Turkish police have staged a major swoop on the Ankara-based offices of a media group critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on hugely controversial terror charges.

M&G sad to see Quintal leave: CEO

2015-08-31 18:10

The Mail & Guardian was sad to see its editor Angela Quintal leave the publication after spending two years in the position, CEO Hoosain Karjieker has said.

Ex-cop arrested in Mexican journalist's slaying

2015-08-31 09:34

Mexican authorities have arrested a former police officer in connection with the brutal slaying of a prominent photojournalist and four others in a case that sparked international outrage.

Egypt ruling on Jazeera reporters condemned by western states

2015-08-30 10:14

Many western countries have voiced swift disapproval after an Egyptian court handed down three-year prison sentences to three Al Jazeera reporters whom they have long demanded be released.

Jazeera to appeal 'grotesque' verdict to jail journalists

2015-08-29 17:51

Al Jazeera has vowed to appeal an Egyptian court verdict to sentence three of its journalists to three years in prison, calling it a "deliberate attack on press freedom".

Al Jazeera journalists jailed for 3 years in Egypt

2015-08-29 11:15

An Egyptian court has jailed three Al Jazeera journalists for three years each on charges of broadcasting false news and working without permits.

Tel Aviv's 'Iranian embassy' turns out to be atomic hoax

2015-08-28 12:31

A billboard in central Tel Aviv announcing the opening of an Iranian embassy that met with disbelief and curiosity turned out to be a hoax, organisers of the eye-catching stunt have said.

Mozambique journalists, academic face libel charges

2015-08-27 21:09

Mozambique journalists and an academic are facing libel charges for a 2013 Facebook post.


Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports

2015-09-02 12:52

Zimbabwe’s state-controlled media group, Zimpapers, has reportedly fired the editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper, who was arrested last year for undermining President Robert Mugabe’s authority.

Crime reporting encourages criminals - SABC boss

2015-09-02 08:46

The media encourages young people to become criminals when it reports on crime, SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng believes.

Turkey holding UK journalists on ISIS terror charges

2015-08-31 22:08

A court in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated southeast has remanded in custody two British journalists working for US-based media outlet Vice News on terror charges.

M&G editor Angela Quintal resigns

2015-08-31 16:54

Angela Quintal has resigned as the editor of weekly publication Mail & Guardian.

Sanef 'shocked' by sentencing for Al Jazeera journalists

2015-08-30 16:22

The South African National Editors Forum along with several key media forums, have expressed their collective "shock" at the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo.

Greste calls for Sisi to pardon Al-Jazeera journalists

2015-08-30 07:38

Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste has called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to pardon him and two colleagues after a court handed down three-year prison sentences, describing the decision as 'politically motivated'.

Rights groups condemn jailing of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt

2015-08-29 15:36

Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders have condemned the jailing for three years of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed by an Egyptian court.

Mozambique journalist killed in drive-by shooting

2015-08-28 19:34

A veteran Mozambican investigative reporter, publisher of the online Diario de Noticias, has been killed in a drive-by shooting.

Gunmen shoot up journalist's coffee shop in the Philippines

2015-08-28 08:16

Gunmen have opened fire on a coffee shop owned by an investigative journalist in Manila, in the latest apparent act of intimidation against members of the press in the country.

Key Media24 appointments to drive Afrikaans digital-first publishing

2015-08-27 20:47

Media24 has announced key appointments to drive digital-first publishing in Afrikaans.

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