PODCAST | POLITICS UNMUTED: Turning the spotlight on the media

Politics Unmuted, a brand new podcast by News24.
Politics Unmuted, a brand new podcast by News24.

The brief: News24's political editor, political reporter and assistant editor for in-depth news examine the role journalists play in politics, how they can be used as pawns to promote a specific agenda and how the fourth estate can be subverted for nefarious political ends.

The fourth estate: The trio of political hacks self-reflect on the state of journalism in South Africa, and the constant guarding against manipulation.

Press Code: All three agree that a journalist's allegiance needs to lie with "the reader, the Constitution and the press code".

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