Journalism

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

#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,...

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...

Media freedom for who? Democracy for what?

Democracies depend on the flow of information to the public. Every dystopian novel ever written has the censorship of information catalyse an eventual degradation...

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...

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...

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...
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