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Cassper Nyovest Vs AKA Beef Still On

Two of South Africa’s top hip-hop acts are heading to tonight’s Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards after seemingly reigniting their long-standing tension.

Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, who has been nominated in the Best International Act: Africa category, and Refiloe “Cassper Nyovest” Phoolo, nominated in the new Viewers’ Choice category, were nearly embroiled in another Twitter war this week over the latter’s lyrics in the song 428 to LA. 106 more words

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How can policy makers support UK hyperlocal media?

This post first appeared on the Carnegie UK Trust blog.

When I first started reporting on hyperlocal media in 2009 it was against a daily backdrop predicting the death of newspapers and clarion calls for public intervention to save this vital resource. 1,412 more words

Damian Radcliffe Hyperlocal Media And Community Journalism

Complaint: Mainstream media doesn't ask 'enough rural questions'

Tired of big city media taking over political coverage in early rural primaries and caucuses, local media is elbowing in to demand that the parties and candidates address small town issues such as agriculture beyond basic talking points. 241 more words

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