Journalism

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...

Propaganda, security and democracy: Kenyan female journalists take on the elections

On Tuesday August 1, the Association of Media Women in Kenya, held a forum on the online harassment of women journalists in Kenya leading...

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...

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...

#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...

Here’s How Plastic Is Destroying Our Ocean

On June 5th, World Environment Day was celebrated. It marks the day on which the United Nations (UN) uses to encourage awareness and action...

#FNW19: Journalism Is Under Threat But There Is Hope

REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK “Journalists are the canary in the mineshaft,” said Sreenivasan Jain, managing editor at New Delhi Television (NDTV)....

Stop Letting Capitalism Convince You To Overwork

Recently Buzzfeed News published an article about "Millennial Burnout" - the condition seeming to affect people born between the years 1980 and...

The Best Of The Best: Former Daily Vox Journalists On Their...

At The Daily Vox, young people set the news agenda. Since its inception in 2014, The Daily Vox has been about young...

#Riding4SAEducation aims to raise funds for impoverished learners

Salaam Foundation, which is the humanitarian wing of Salaamedia, - an online humanitarian journalism portal - is going to be embarking on a 3,...

What Happened? Ndalo Media And The Decline Of Consumer Publications

It is not a secret that the Consumer Publication industry both in South Africa and globally has been struggling for the past few years....

Lights, camera, robbery! Five ways journos can do their jobs safely

You would think that bright lights and a news crew filming live would be enough to ward off any robbers with bad intentions. But...

‘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...

#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...

A Critique Of The Media Is Not Automatically An Attack On...

COMMENT Dreams of Smart Cities, mass retrenchments, young people in cabinet and National Assembly, growth for the Economic Freedom...

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...

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...

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...

Journos Under Surveillance Threat, R2K Report Reveals

On Wednesday, civil society Right 2 Know (R2K) launched a report titled SPOOKED: Surveillance of Journalists in SA. The report looks at the growing...

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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...
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