SABC News - Journalism


Fake news presents fiction as fact.
Fake news is an attack on journalism

Thursday 26 January 2017 16:41

Fake news, which presents fiction as fact, constitutes an attack on journalists and publications, according to Wits University New and social media lecturer, Dinesh Balliah.


ESPN deputy editor of digital innovation for 'The Undefeated', Latoya Peterson.
Building games and immersive stories in newsrooms

Saturday 22 October 2016 10:13

Newsrooms are increasingly telling stories by creating news games and immersive virtual reality (VR) experiences for their audiences.


Pulitzer Prize marks 100th year

Monday 18 April 2016 15:14

The Pulitzer Prizes are marking their 100th year on Monday with the announcement of the winners of what are regarded as the most prestigious awards in American journalism.


Mathata Tsedu honoured for contribution to democracy and journalism

Sunday 21 February 2016 19:50

A ceremony was held to honour retiring distinguished journalist, Mathata Tsedu, who is being hailed as a role model.


Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says media and government share the common responsibilities as social partners.
Working group will support Govt / media relations

Sunday 22 November 2015 08:24

Government's lack of trust of the media was among critical issues debated at a dialogue between government and the Sanef in Pretoria.


The right dose of mental and emotional stamina seems to be the secret ingredient for those who have made it in the field of journalism.
Journalism a career or calling?

Friday 23 October 2015 15:23

Making a wise career decision can be one of the most daunting decisions; as there are lifetime repercussions to be considered.


Minoshni Pillay is the KwaZulu-Natal  Vodacom Journalist of the Year Award winner.
Vodacom award humbles SABC journalist

Friday 9 October 2015 12:00

SABC Radio News Journalist Minoshni Pillay scooped the overall winner of the KwaZulu-Natal Vodacom Journalist of the Year Award.


Media freedom is entrenched in Constitution: Expert

Monday 4 May 2015 10:00

South Africa has dropped four places in this year's Freedom House report which monitors South Africa's media freedom.


We must maximise freedom of expression: Harber

Friday 9 January 2015 11:17

The recent shooting at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has spawned a debate regarding the freedom of expression.


70 journalists killed and 211 jailed in 2013 alone: Rights group

Thursday 13 February 2014 06:54

A Journalism Right’s Group says the last two years have been absolutely atrocious for the profession with 70 journalists killed and 211 jailed in 2013 alone – figures comparable to 2012.


Media ethics should be a yardstick for breaking news

Tuesday 12 November 2013 12:55

Journalists are often told that their main goal is to ensure the right of citizens to truthful and important information.


Media coverage of Marikana massacre under spotlight

Monday 12 August 2013 15:43

Rhodes University Professor Jane Duncan says journalism risks becoming trapped in reporting the symptoms of police violence rather than the causes


SA political parties pay tribute to talented Rossouw

Tuesday 12 March 2013 16:40

The country’s political community has joined thousands of South Africans who flooded social media networks with tributes to highly respected political journalist and author Mandy Rossouw.


President Jacob Zuma
Print media is extremely hostile towards Zuma

Monday 26 November 2012 13:56

The time has come for all honest citizens to acknowledge that our mainstream media hates the state president, writes Elvis Masoga.


More than 40 people were killed during a clash between mineworkers and police at the Lonmin mine in Marikana, North West.
Marikana and the problem of pack journalism

Sunday 7 October 2012 17:11

Initial sample of the press coverage during the week of the Marikana ‘massacre’ raises some serious, unavoidable questions, about the state of South Africa's journalism, writes Jane Duncan.


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