Author Russel Yeo

Opinion

Fear and loathing in digital TV land

If you think that Faith Muthambi is the first politician to wreck the media party, then you simply aren’t paying attention. Take “Poison” Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri. Following a career of unmitigated failure, she was elevated to the post of minsiter of communications

Opinion

Media’s digital dream lies in tatters

There once was a dream. As the reading public moved, inevitably, from getting their news on dead trees to reading it on the Internet, vast amounts of money would follow. Fortunes awaited the brave. The logic was simple enough. As eyes moved to the Internet

Opinion

Digital migration: media fight of the decade

I can claim no special insight into the machinations at the ANC national general council. A seasoned political reporter once told me that no one knows what’s going on inside that famously broad church. And she was known for her ANC insight and contacts. Even Thabo Mbeki, despite his hold over

In-depth

Apple, religion and the iPhone 6s

Apple keynotes have always had the air of an old-time Bible revival about them. The halls it uses may be more comfortable than a travelling tent, and the acoustics are certainly superior, but there is no