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Has SA finally hit the reset button?

This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

By Nicci Botha 14 Jun 2017

#WNC17: Turkish journalist Can Dündar receives the Golden Pen Award

DURBAN: Turkish journalist and former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper, Can Dündar is the deserving recipient of the Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers...

8 Jun 2017

Wan-Ifra calls on South Africa government to protect media freedom

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) has called on the South African government for renewed solidarity in the wake of threats to media freedom...

8 Jun 2017

Media under gun in Africa

Press freedom is being increasingly compromised in Southern Africa, where journalists and media owners are being targeted for exposing the truth...

By Shenaaz Jamal 4 May 2017

Sanef expresses concern over media freedom

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed its concern regarding a spate of incidents that have the potential to erode media freedom in South Africa...

2 May 2017

Media freedom award winners announced

Ethiopia's Eskinder Nega is named IPI Press Freedom Hero; and the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is honoured as Free Media Pioneer...

26 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...

24 Apr 2017

Right2Know campaign addresses new SABC interim board

The Right2Know campaign has written an open letter to the new SABC interim board, addressing its hopes and needs going forward...

24 Apr 2017

#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

Deny violence of speech, writing and action against women

During the 16 days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign (25 November to 10 December), let us also recall that violence of speech, writing and art also hampers our ability to reach such a target...

By Teresa Jenkins 2 Dec 2016

SACOMM denounces ongoing harassment of journalists at UJ

The South African Communication Association (SACOMM) has issued a statement noting its concern about the ongoing intimidation, harassment and abuse of both professional and student journalists...

22 Nov 2016

Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps

Internet freedom declined for a sixth consecutive year in 2016 as governments around the world cracked down on social media and messaging applications used to express dissent, a watchdog group said on Monday...

15 Nov 2016

State capture report dominates online conversations

According to Meltwater, global media intelligence provider, the state capture report, released by former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, has gained significant traction online...

9 Nov 2016

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International

Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A whitepaper, based on an investigation undertaken by Mastercard and The Future Agenda, reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it.

14 hours ago

Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria.

1 day ago

Facebook to produce own TV series, games

NEW YORK - Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant's executives said on Monday.

1 day ago

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

LONDON - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.

2 days ago

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

The questions of the liability of admin users of WhatsApp is increasing, following the case of an administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of India was shared on a WhatsApp group created by the administrator.

23 Jun 2017

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