Capturing moments of waves of green, yellow and black, red and black or blue in South Africa is not anything out of the ordinary, especially during election time. However, journalists and media personnel donning political party regalia is a subject that contains controversial aspects to it. According to the Press Council’s Code of Ethics, the… Read More Journalists and the risk of wearing political party regalia
There are two kinds of Capetonians. Those that believe that Cape Town is evidently one of the best run municipalities in the country and those that believe that the DA solely focuses on anything but the poor. Although the city may be excellently run to some, there is a noticeable trend of residents of Cape… Read More The effect of food pricing in South Africa
Brent Meersman, a man who focuses his writing talents on being a columnist, a co-editor, writing for the likes of the BBC and the London Financial Times and reviewing travel and food alike, continues to build up his body of work with diverse reads that range from interviews to basic reviews. The chef’s table… Read More A Brent Meersman Review: His Body of Work
Cape Town can be described as one of the most cosmopolitan, multicultural and diverse cities in not only South Africa, but in the world. The city is made up of areas filled with different people, vibes and experiences. One street in particular merges Cape Town’s unique feel with it’s own magic – Roeland Street. Roeland Street,… Read More Roeland Street Combines The New and The Old
We live in the digital era. An era where digital technology is greatly involved in our lives and numbers can illustrate many things (for example, analyzing when the next financial crisis might be upon through the use of figures). As Paul Bradshaw from Birmingham City University explained, “[data journalism] are the new possibilities that open up when you… Read More Moving forward with Data Journalism
Imagine sitting at your computer, reading an article on News24. You get to the second paragraph and you realize that you don’t feel like you agree with a point made or the topic of discussion hits home. Your first instinct would be to scroll down to the comment section of the page to voice your… Read More Comments, a voice of Open Journalism silenced?