Browsing: Verashni Pillay

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has a delightful proposal for journalists: we should all be licensed. Apparently he thinks we should be treated like doctors and lawyers: proper professionals with a licence to practice, framed certificates on the wall and everything. Motsoeneng, we’re flattered

The saga of the Sunday Times Facebook racist story has taught us one thing: we don’t need a media tribunal when we have Twitter. Whatever the merits of the case – and the Sunday Times has argued vociferously to its detractors that there were several merits to publishing a

If life was like Twitter we’d all be remarkably witty, if abrupt. We’d sometimes finish sentences with an agreed upon keyword, pronounced with slightly different emphasis, and we would all vote DA

Robert Mugabe is “the crazy old man” — as branded by international relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane — ANC members gave confidential information