Brace yourselves for The Media magazine with the most anticipated feature of the year – Top 40 under-40s. We finally reveal the most influential and powerful people in the media industry who are under the age of 40. Some may surprise you and some may not. Some may infuriate you and some might make you smile. Not only do we tell you a little about them, we also tell you a little something that most people don’t know…
We have an exclusive story written by South African-born international journalist Paula Slier when she was covering the Egyptian uprising. She was one of the people blacklisted by Snuki Zikalala. She speaks out about how she feels now that a high court judge has publicly censured Zikalala and the SABC.
More than 140 journalists were harassed during the crisis in Cairo and that was just a few weeks in one African city. Deputy Director of the international organisation, Committee to Protect Journalists, Robert Mahoney, explains why journalists in Africa need protecting.
Acclaimed sports journalist and author Dan Retief writes about how sports journalism has changed since he started out.
South Africa’s doyenne of media research Barbara Cooke pulls no punches as she lays her cards on the table about audience measurement research…
Who would have thought that the road to present-day newspapers was paved by Irish journalists and editors? They were a fascinating and somewhat rogue bunch, writes Patricia McCracken who introduces us to some of them.
And if you thought that was all, you are mistaken.
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