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Survé, Dasnois... and 'that' hearing
Survé, Dasnois... and 'that' hearing

NEWSWATCH: It is reported that Independent Newspapers proprietor Dr Iqbal Survé berated soon-to-be former editor of the Cape Times Alide Dasnois during her disciplinary hearing, reports Times Live...

29 Jan 2015 10:32

Zille to Survé: Is Independent a mouthpiece for the Zuma faction of the ANC?
Zille to Survé: Is Independent a mouthpiece for the Zuma faction of the ANC?

NEWSWATCH: DA leader Helen Zille has some questions for Independent Media head Iqbal Survé, reports Times Live, and the DA won the Nkandla SMS fight, reports BD Live...

20 Jan 2015 07:46

Creative Spark set to BURN up the print space
Creative Spark set to BURN up the print space

Once you've done as much as you can in print you turn to digital - or that's the way it used to be. Creative Spark, the company behind Memeburn and its successful sister sites, is turning this strategy on its head by launching a print magazine titled BURN...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Jan 2015 14:00

Displeased Du Preez dumps Indy
Displeased Du Preez dumps Indy

NEWSWATCH: Max du Preez has terminated his association with Independent Media...

15 Jan 2015 13:14

An unwise display?
An unwise display?

NEWSWATCH: Independent's senior group editors Karima Brown and Vukani Mde have been criticised for attending the ANC anniversary celebrations wearing party gear...

15 Jan 2015 08:38

SABC: Khumalo's resignation 'tip of the iceberg'
SABC: Khumalo's resignation 'tip of the iceberg'

NEWSWATCH: Bekezela Phakathi, writing in BD Live, says the resignation of Professor Bongani Khumalo from the SABC board is just the 'tip of the iceberg', and DA Shadow Minister of Communications Gavin Davis wants answers from Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi on allegations that she is interfering unlawfully in the SABC board's business.

14 Jan 2015 07:39

Tribute to Charlie
Tribute to Charlie

PARIS, FRANCE: They are alarming statistics. 61 dead. 70 dead. 74 dead. 47 dead. 44 dead. 74 dead... (Video)

By Andrew Heslop 12 Jan 2015 08:01

Anton Harber
Confronting racism on the internet: A response to Nzimande

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?

By Anton Harber 8 Jan 2015 14:10

Blade makes blunt attack on media...
Blade makes blunt attack on media...

NEWSWATCH: SACP leader Blade Nzimande has attacked the media, and a number of other targets, accusing the former of being a 'continuation of the apartheid regime', reports Mail & Guardian...

7 Jan 2015 06:36

Which businesses are under threat in 2015?
Which businesses are under threat in 2015?

While everyone enjoys progress, it doesn't necessarily mean we'll be benefitting. This might seem strange, but there are many contours to technological progress that might overlook - or step right over - human satisfaction.

By Tauriq Moosa 6 Jan 2015 05:03

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal
Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014 10:11

Do you e-read, or keep things strictly physical?
Do you e-read, or keep things strictly physical?

It's always exciting finding out that one of your favourite authors has released a new novel... But what if it's only available in digital format, and you're a firm believer that a physical book is better?

By Leigh Andrews 31 Dec 2014 08:23

'Mind-boggling' Max 'musing' miffs main man's minions
'Mind-boggling' Max 'musing' miffs main man's minions

The presidency says it "is alarmed by the personal attack on President Jacob Zuma by Max du Preez in an article that appeared in the Independent News titles yesterday, which also contains factual errors..."

31 Dec 2014 07:29