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Sandra Roberts

Writing Unit Manager at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism.
Location:South Africa

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Sandra Roberts is Writing Unit Manager at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism. Follow @SandraRoberts_ on Twitter.
The one trick that hones your writing in seven ways

Q: What is the fastest way to improve my writing? A: Get another writer to be your critic. It's that simple.

By Sandra Roberts 25 Sep 2014 09:17

Investigative journalism - the story is the point, and the means

Good investigative journalism treads a fine line between the dual pitfalls of accusation - unsupported claims - and overload - a deluge of facts threatening to drown out the overall...

By Sandra Roberts 7 Aug 2014 10:45

Twitter: The (career) carnage continues

Ex-spokesperson for the Hawks McIntosh Polela is the latest to be felled in a spate of twitter-induced career suicides (or at least setbacks), demonstrating that the balance between communicating quickly and communicating carefully can be difficult for communicators.

By Sandra Roberts 17 May 2013 09:59

Twitter and the Kabul suicide bombing controversy...

Are journalists prepared for all Twitter offers? It's a question that needs to be asked, following the recent firing of a photographer by The Citizen for commenting on Twitter about an image that was altered.

By Sandra Roberts 10 Oct 2012 10:25

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