Saturday 18 October 2014 08:04
Continued decline of print circulation, on-going retrenchments, and an increased number of broadcast media are some of the media landscape trends documented in the Wits Journalism report.
Friday 17 October 2014 11:21
The mainstream media in South Africa follows the model assumed by the major western media houses when it comes to reporting on Africa, writes Jimi Matthews.
Wednesday 1 October 2014 05:47
The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour City Press Editor-in-Chief Ferial Haffajee as one of four journalists, at their annual Press Freedom Awards in New York.
Friday 12 September 2014 15:47
Media and science experts are concerned about the poor coverage of science in the South African media.
Sunday 7 September 2014 19:10
Having gone through the panic of declining print sales, and faced the escalation of a new hybrid digital media production, the journalism industry is finally finding its feet
Friday 4 July 2014 13:56
The South African National Editor's forum says licensing journalists to practise would have a negative impact in the media industry.
Thursday 3 July 2014 19:14
The SABC has been described as an organisation that's capable of setting the benchmark for good journalism in South Africa outside of political and commercial interference.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.