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...

Rana Ayyub On Fascism In India

Around 2010 journalist and writer Rana Ayyub went undercover in Gujarat, India. Posing as an American film student armed with eight cameras,...

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...

#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,...

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...

Journalists miffed with heavy-handed tactics at #ANC54

Journalists have accused the ANC of heavy-handed tactics and intimidation at the ongoing ANC conference currently taking place at Nasrec expo centre in Soweto. Bloomberg...

#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...

This is what we know about the South African photojournalist kidnapped...

Johannesburg photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed has been kidnapped after trying to leave Syria through the Turkish border, with members of charity and aid group, Gift...

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...

#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...

#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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How inadequate services and untrained staff re-victimise sexual violence survivors

On Tuesday morning, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) officially launched a new report which looked at the critical gaps which exist in the provision of...

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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