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SABC 3's Trending SA hits one year milestone!

Hip hip hurray… issa birthday. 

Trending SA is 1. The irreverent and wacky SABC 3 talk show celebrates its one year milestone on air on Tuesday July 25. 223 more words

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How the Mainstream Media is Failing America

When I was a young man and became interested in the news, I was fortunate to have lived in an era where journalists were well respected; and they deserved that respect. 410 more words

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2017 Emmy Nominations

The nominations for the 2017 Emmys were announced today. Take a look below and give us your predictions! The Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, will air live Sunday, Sept. 706 more words


Why the Television “Newsmen and Women” have Been Reduced to “Personalities”

The first amendment guarantees ‘freedom of the press;’ a noble and necessary right to preserve democracy. However, today the press is no longer free; it is expensive. 746 more words

The Television News

The discussion surrounding the coverage of news in the press and television continues.  The issues of how the news agencies play their role in our democratic processes, is beyond scope and I leave it to others to decide. 24 more words



Following my last post there’s been a good response, so thanks to those who have shared their points of view.

What’s been said so far, is the belief that attempts to regulate television news plays into the terrorist’s hands and may lead to restriction of our civil liberties.  57 more words