The growth of new, vibrant, independent media sites and projects in South Africa have challenged conceptions of what a newsroom is. On limited budgets, some even fare better than mainstream media.
If you want to know how to spin alternative facts, just ask the PR gurus who kept the world smoking.
Today is the start of Science Meets Parliament, which helps our nation's leaders embrace the latest scientific evidence.
Alternate realities don't just exist in politics – and not all falsehoods are lies. Distortions of the truth can range from a normal part of human nature to pathological.
In Africa, the idea of a post-truth era - which by implication fundamentally presupposes the existence of an era in which ‘truth’ was self-evident - is folly.