Stellenbosch-based bitcoin bounty startup Custos Media Technologies has raised another round of funding, this time from South Africa's Technology Innovation Agency...
Tom Jackson 1 day ago
Am I the only one who thinks that global media coverage of the Paris outrage sucked? (video)...
Peter Mann 13 Jan 2015
Minister of Higher Education and Communist Party chief Blade Nzimande is right to be concerned about hate speech and racism on the internet - but what is to be done about it?
Anton Harber 8 Jan 2015
Senior journalist Tony Weaver faced a company disciplinary hearing because he questioned why the Cape Times cut an advertiser's logo out of a photograph of a shooting in a supermarket...
Anton Harber 7 Nov 2014
Anyone who worked in South African media from the 1960s until 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from prison, could be forgiven for feeling an ugly, disturbing sense of déjà vu today.
Chris Moerdyk 3 Sep 2014
Significant threats to media freedom are coming from unexpected places, the World Editors' Forum heard in Turin, Italy, last week...
Anton Harber 20 Jun 2014
In the 1994 elections, only one newspaper called on voters explicitly to support the African National Congress (ANC). It is a startling reminder of how the structures of the apartheid media industry carried into the new era.
Anton Harber 16 May 2014
The Sunday Times recently broke a story alleging that millions of rands intended for honouring the memory and legacy of Nelson Mandela was diverted to ANC members.
Ed Herbst 15 May 2014
Exactly 20 years after we achieved media freedom, an opposition advertisement was banished from the national broadcaster because it showed pictures of police shooting protesters. So just as we were celebrating our freedom, it was eroded.
Anton Harber 5 May 2014