OPINION | The Glenda Gray controversy: Weighing an expert and the reality we accept

2020-05-26 14:37

We should all - journalists, scientists, politicians and political commentators, those praying so diligently and uncritically at the feet of the social media gods, be very careful of how we select and accept reality, writes George Claassen.

Adriaan Basson: Ramaphosa's 21-day lockdown conundrum

2020-04-08 07:01

Whether President Cyril Ramaphosa decides to end or extend the lockdown, the price could be just as high for South Africa and its people, writes Adriaan Basson.

Ramaphosa, state capture and load shedding - the 10 most popular columns of the year

2019-12-22 08:04

Between the national elections, state capture commission revelations, the Rugby World Cup and load shedding, there has been plenty to opine about in 2019. Here are the year's 10 most popular opinions and analyses News24 published.

Letter from Tokyo | To win the RWC, you must beat the All Blacks

2019-10-19 21:00

The Irish were left shell-shocked after a 46-14 mauling at the hands of New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals. Adriaan Basson reports.

PODCAST: Is this the end for Bosasa?

2019-02-19 14:48

News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson and opinions editor Alet Janse van Rensburg unpack the latest developments in the Bosasa scandal, after the company announced it was under voluntary liquidation. Listen.

'I will kill you' - Bosasa operative to journalist

2019-02-05 12:25

News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson has told the Zondo commission that a public relations executive paid by Bosasa said she would "kill" him if he told anyone about a threatening phone call she had made to him.

Zondo on Agrizzi’s racist tirade: 'What you said was extremely offensive and totally unacceptable'

2019-01-29 16:33

A recording of former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi uttering a string of racist slurs, including the k-word, has been labelled as “extremely offensive and totally unacceptable” by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

News24 editor-in-chief to lay charges against EFF supporter after death threat

2018-12-12 19:24

News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson says he will be opening a criminal case against an EFF supporter who tweeted a call for "action to kill white people like you".

WATCH: South African journalists read some of the meanest tweets about them

South African journalists are usually on the receiving end of some pretty awful tweets. Some are rude and others funny. Watch.

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Switching off ANN7 not enough for MultiChoice

2018-02-05 10:59

It’s one thing to admit “mistakes” were made, but quite another to think your customers and the public would be naive enough to not insist on knowing more about them, says Adriaan Basson.


Adriaan Basson: We are fighting over hot pies while children have no food

2020-04-20 07:54

President Ramaphosa and his Cabinet must up their game. We cannot debate hot meals while people are starving, writes Adriaan Basson.

Adriaan Basson | Little Britain - the day Newlands became England's home ground

2020-01-08 06:20

Adriaan Basson questions why Newlands felt closer to Lord's than a South African home ground during the second Test between the Proteas and England.

WATCH LIVE | Virtual book launch: Adriaan Basson on Blessed by Bosasa

Gavin Watson, the former CEO of corruption-tainted facilities management company Bosasa, led a life far removed from that of a devout Christian and struggle figure, an image that he so carefully crafted.

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WATCH: Gauteng on a knife's edge - here's what you need to know

As vote counting passes the 75% mark, News24 brings you the latest updates and analyses from the IEC's national results centre in Pretoria. Watch live.

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WATCH: Is this the end of Bosasa?

2019-02-19 11:29

News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson and opinions editor Alet Janse van Rensburg unpack the latest developments in the Bosasa scandal, after the company announced it was under voluntary liquidation.

News24 editor to testify before Zondo commission about threats to journalists

2019-02-04 16:25

News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson is scheduled to testify before the Zondo commission about the intimidation and harassment of journalists.

News24 editor-in-chief lays charges against EFF supporter after death threat

2018-12-14 20:46

News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson has opened a criminal case against an EFF supporter who in a tweet, threatened to kill him.

EXCLUSIVE: Why SuperSport said the Willemse incident wasn’t racist

2018-05-24 14:26

A technical failure on set that led to SuperSport presenter Motshidisi Mohono not giving analyst Ashwin Willemse a chance to speak lies at the heart of Willemse’s dramatic on-air flare-up, Sport24 can reveal.

SA editors launch defamation claim against now defunct Bell Pottinger over 'WMC' campaign

2018-05-21 12:48

The three are seeking damages in England for defamation and breach of privacy resulting from Bell Pottinger's role in the "white monopoly capital" media campaign.

No journalist or media organisation should ever reveal its sources – Sanef

2018-01-12 18:20

The South African National Editors' Forum has strongly condemned the City of Cape Town's request for News24 to reveal its sources in a story about the metro.

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