August 05, 2020
At a time when we need them, where are the media truth-tellers?

At a time when we need them, where are the media truth-tellers?

Jul, 27, 2020 Opinion

At a time of multi-layered crises, when more than ever the world needs excellence in journalism to call to account those in power and to create a citizen voice, our newsrooms globally are instead contracting and the fourth estate is at risk, not least from a “second pandemic” of disinformation created by social media. Wits University’s Caxton Professor of Journalism ANTON HARBER, in delivering the Barry Streek memorial lecture, describes devastation in the news media industry.

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Andrew Mokete Motlokwa Mlangeni: Struggle icon, mensch

Andrew Mokete Motlokwa Mlangeni: Struggle icon, mensch

Jul, 27, 2020 Opinion

Struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni died aged 95. Here, fellow anti-apartheid activist CHERYL CAROLUS pays tribute to an “exceptional, modest” leader whom she says has now put the baton in all...

Covid-19 didn’t break the system: It exposed the broken system

Covid-19 didn’t break the system: It exposed the…

Jul, 20, 2020 Opinion

Covid-19 is a crisis on a crisis – it is a health crisis on top of existing social, economic and political crises in SA. Every faultline is exposed: those with...

Faith communities say BIG not big enough

Faith communities say BIG not big enough

Jul, 17, 2020 News

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (Safcei) says it is concerned that the situation in the country is reaching a boiling point, with the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on...

Environment and religious groups stand together against nuclear energy

Environment and religious groups stand together against nuclear…

Jun, 14, 2020 News

The Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI) and Earthlife have sent a letter to the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy urging the government to abandon all plans for...

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