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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.

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Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

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Naspers records full-year revenue up 3% to $6.1bn

The $3.25bn sale of Polish online auction site Allegro in October and other disposals helped Naspers nearly triple its aftertax profit for the year to end-March.

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#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan
#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops
Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops

Media24 has released its annual results, which include online fashion store Spree and digital media 24.com recording double-digit growth in the past year. However, the trading profit of R249m was 39% weaker than the previous year.

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Court reverses media blackout in Karabo Mokoena murder case
Court reverses media blackout in Karabo Mokoena murder case

The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Friday, 23 June 2017, rescinded its order that had barred the media from reporting on the bail application proceedings of Sandile Mantsoe, accused of murdering his lover, Karabo Mokoena.

By Naledi Shange 3 days ago

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#CannesLions2017: Media Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Media Lions award ceremony on 21 June 2017, with a South African campaign shining bright.

21 Jun 2017