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An Open Letter To Online Readers

Dear Readers,

I don’t think we’ve had the opportunity to meet before because, as a journalist, I try to present you, my readers, with various perspective on an issue, rather than expressing my own views. 676 more words

Is it the end of newspapers or just the end of trust?

By J.P. Pelosi

The idea that the news media can’t be trusted has ballooned in popularity over the years, with a recent Gallup poll in the US showing that the American public’s lack of trust had reached an all time low. 1,041 more words

Online News

Hinduism and The New York Times' sewage problem - Vamsee Juluri

“The real danger of the Times’ most recent cheap shot at Hinduism is not so much that it perpetuates an old Katherine Mayo-style arrogance about the heathens and hurts modern Indians’ self-perception. 2,202 more words


Latiefa Mobara about the power of the public advocate


Latiefa Mobara, seasoned journalist and now “sort-of social worker”, she jokes, provided much food for thought and provocation on the expanding and slippery territory of digital technology under her current job description of Public Advocate for the… 319 more words

20 Years Of Democracy In South Africa

I just un-liked your author page on Facebook | Greta van der Rol

As you probably know, I am a big fan and follower of the works of Greta van der Rol, especially her Tiger series. As such, I nearly fell out of my chair this morning when I got the following from Greta: 106 more words

Controversial Topics

You can either walk straight, bend or crawl....

Why is there such a hue and cry about the perceived threat to press freedom with a business magnate buying up a news network? Is there a rule against an industrialist with a lot of money buying up a media house? 1,010 more words