The disinformation age is changing what it means to produce fair or balanced reporting.
Russia’s indiscriminate war in Ukraine has caused a large-scale humanitarian crisis.
Instead of drawing on the lessons of its own negotiated settlement and its rich history of peace-making in Africa, Pretoria chose to appease Russia.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma at the Zondo Commission in July 2020.
Claiming a right to determine reality by mere say-so is becoming increasingly commonplace, but we should never get used to it.
A catastrophic summer has brought climate change into sharp relief – and our media need to have clear policies about how to report on it.
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Given the summer we have had, media acquiescence in climate change denial, and failure to follow the weight of scientific evidence, looks like culpability.
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The public broadcaster tries to cater to all views, but sometimes that’s a dangerous strategy.
Accurate, impartial and ethical journalism is still possible – and can even be easier – in the faster online news cycle.
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In the digital age, one of the most complex challenges for media outlets is how to re-shape the editorial responsibilities of journalism itself. Are the hallmarks of good journalism – accuracy, independence…