Journalism

‘Funny’ photos of Mugabe are no joke for Zimbabwean freelancers

If ever I needed a reminder of how much trouble the term “freelancer” can cause in Zimbabwe, Friday was it. President Robert Mugabe was...

#TDVTurns5: “I Want TDV To Never Forget What We Stand For”

PART ONE  The Daily Vox (TDV) started its journey as South Africa Votes 2014. Co-founders Azad Essa and Khadija...

#TDVTurns5: Former Daily Vox Writers Remember The Early Days

PART TWO The Daily Vox (TDV) started its journey as South Africa Votes 2014. Co-founders Azad Essa and Khadija...

“What I noticed about the movie is that it focuses more...

After receiving heavy criticism from a number of people, the critically-acclaimed award winning film “Inxeba” (The Wound) finally hit the cinemas on Friday 02....

Statistics surrounding South Africa’s farm murder rate are more political than...

A recent analysis by Africa Check, an organisation that promotes accuracy in media reporting, has called into question the accuracy of commonly cited farm...

Communities Join Hands To Assist KZN Floods Victims

Calls for aid relief for Durban Floods has been made, this after hundreds of people were left displaced by devastating torrential rains...

Max Du Preez: On Fighting Against Apartheid As Media

From the late 70s to the early 90s, South Africa saw some truly turbulent times. Journalist and social commentator Max Du Preez was at...

Cyclone Idai: Tough Press Laws Hinder Reporting From Mozambique

Cyclone Idai has devastated Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The cyclone hit Mozambique's second-largest port city of Beira on March 14 before...

Grow up Fikile Mbalula, you are the Minister of Police FFS

On 30 June, a group from the Black First Land First (BLF) movement decided to mob journalist Peter Bruce, picketing outside his home in...

How Mobile Journalism Is Empowering Citizen Storytelling Around The World

"We've seen the evolving of journalism based on technology just by mobile phones and the democratisation of social media," mobile journalism trainer...

The Daily Vox’s four biggest stories of 2017: where are they...

2017 was quite the year in South Africa. We had major service delivery protests across the country, learners exposing the insidious racism in their...

The Daily Vox Ranked In Top 10 For 2019 Elections Coverage...

JOHANNESBURG, 14 June 2019. The Daily Vox is pleased to announce that it was rated in the top 10 for elections coverage,...

#EECoverUp: Zackie Achmat Is Taking M&G To Press Ombudsman

Prominent activist Zackie Achmat said on Wednesday that he will be filing a complaint against the Mail & Guardian with the press ombudsman for...

Search continues for Shiraaz Mohamed, missing for three weeks

It's been almost a month since Johannesburg-based photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed disappeared while traveling with aid group Gift of the Givers in Syria. According to...

Why Obama’s Speech Did Not Give Us Feels

You could hear a pin drop as former US president Barack Obama delivered the 16th annual Nelson Mandela lecture at the Wanderers Stadium on...

Win an invitation to our Smart Journalism Workshop

Do you believe in the power of journalism?  Well, you may be the only one. Just kidding. You've come to the right place. Journalism (the good...

Is the press really free around the world?

3 May is World Press Freedom Day. South Africa is ranked 31st out of 180 countries on the Reporters Without Borders world press freedom...

A strong SABC is crucial for democracy in South Africa

On Friday, members of the media and civil society staged a protest outside the SABC's offices in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. They were protesting the...

Seven reasons why Sunday Tribune’s South Africa-Islamic State link is irresponsible...

On Sunday, Independent Newspapers’ Sunday Tribune published a piece titled "Islamic State's SA link". The article claims the Islamic State group, operating in Syria...

World Press Freedom Day 2017: defend and advance media freedom for...

To mark World Press Freedom Day, the Right2Know Campaign released a statement calling on South Africans to defend media freedom while demanding media transformation. World...
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