Why has the Covid-19 crisis led to such an explosion of fake news? What should be done about it? These are just some of the questions that will be considered in a Wits Journalism webinar. Read more
Journalists are listed as essential workers during South Africa’s lockdown. As such, reporters are working among all South Africans and pursuing stories related to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
A foundational element of media literacy in the digital era is striking an appropriate balance between news consumption and other activities. Read more
Now is the time to support ethical, expert reporting as we face the consequences of the rapidly spreading pandemic. Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has illustrated very clearly the importance and reliability of traditional mass media, while showing up the flaws and dangers of online social platforms. Read more
Independent Media does not belong to either the Press Council or the SA National Editors Forum, leaving no recourse for those wanting to object to its reporting. Read more
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