A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
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Former editors, journalists and the public got together to celebrate the publication of former City Press editor Len Kalane’s book, The Chapter We Wrote: The City Press story.
The South African Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint by Volksblad, relating to an alleged racially-driven agenda against Free State premier Ace Magashule and black business people.
The significance of this week’s Press Council Appeals Panel ruling by Judge Bernard Ngoepe, in setting aside the ombud’s finding on hate speech, should not get drowned out amid all the other layers of noise, writes Janet Heard.
A leading neo-Nazi website that promoted a Virginia rally that ended in deadly violence is losing its internet domain host.
As we mark Human Rights Day, it is a time, especially now, to honour fearless and independent journalists, says Terry Bell.
Ryland Fisher and Unathi Kondile will take up senior appointments at Independent Media.
Media24 will close four of its KwaZulu-Natal community newspaper titles, the publishing group says.
Almost 600 people have been retrenched in the media industry in the past year, according to a Wits Journalism report.
The SA Press Association will be reconstituted and commercially revamped to become a modern fully multimedia provider of news coverage, its board has announced.
Media24 has launched an Afrikaans news website, which is a blend of Beeld, Die Burger, Volksblad and Rapport, expecting to reach over 100 000 consumers daily.
The bona fides of the co-regulation system have been largely accepted, but the ANC is still pushing ahead with an appeals tribunal, writes Joe Thloloe.
'Bonang writes sequels'. 'Nomvula picks up rand'. Here are some headlines you will not see in 2018, writes Mondli Makhanya.
City Press apologises to Edrees Hathurani for unfairly and without any substantiation stating as fact that he claimed to have paid a Financial Services Board executive R12m to make his tax troubles go away.
At The New Age and ANN7, everybody lives by an unspoken rule: Don’t criticise the president, writes Jo-Mangaliso Mdhlela.
A journalist was shot dead in northern Honduras, hospital officials said, becoming the 69th member of the media killed in the violence-plagued Central American country since 2003.
The appointment of Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya as editor of the Mercury newspaper showed Independent Media's commitment to media transformation, the ANC says.
Media24' announced that Ishmet Davidson has been appointed as general manager of news and Lisa MacLeod from the Financial Times will also join the media house.
Fergus Sampson, who has been the chief executive of Media24's news division since 2012, has resigned to pursue other interests, the firm says.
Sekunjalo Investment Holdings has made a bid to buy the SA Press Association, with participation by other media houses to help establish a new syndication service.
Print media readership remained stable in the last six months of 2012, with 47.8% of adults reading a newspaper, according to the All Media and Products Survey.
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