media

South Africa's print media is failing to empower citizens on corruption

Vanessa Malila

Both the media and civil society need to rethink the way they understand their roles when it comes to social accountability


Free speech is costly

Kiri Rupiah

​Freedom of expression is one of the cornerstones of our nascent constitutional democracy, and it is unquestionably a principle worth defending


How courts, media conspire to brutalise us

Sisonke Msimang

The law is on the side of men. It doesn’t reflect the real world of tears, torn panties and scepticism


Cameroon’s controversial anti-terror law used to muzzle critical press

Simon Allison

A new anti-terror law is being used to silence any critical media that brings attention to the poor governance of President Biya's and his government


Media links Gupta emails to the corrupted – it's not fake news

Glenda Daniels

The media is playing its part in trying to make the powerful and corrupt account to the people of South Africa