Posts Tagged ‘Sunday Times’

Daily Sun dead pictures broke Press Codes

In Media, Politics, Society on November 22, 2013 at 11:39 AM

When in Mamelodi East’s Mahube area a few weeks ago, I bought a Daily Sun newspaper that carried the picture of a burned body on its frontpage on 6 Nov 2013. Could this have been done differently? Read the rest of this entry »

Why Press Ombuds must investigate Sunday Times editor

In Media on June 1, 2013 at 7:57 AM

As mentioned on Facebook 30 May following a report that South African Press Council had refused to investigate an ethical misconduct complaint against Sunday Times editor, Phylicia Oppelt, by Communications minister Dina Pile spokesperson, Wisani Ngobeni, I still maintain she must be investigated. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Pistorius’ clubbing news?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 14, 2013 at 2:20 PM

I know nothing about running a newspaper nor do I claim to be a journalist but I sure know a thing or two about what news is and what news isn’t. I therefore have a hard time believing Sunday Times’ front-page lead story “Oscar parties” today, 14 April, is news. Worse, I doubt this article was worthy of a front-page. Or was it? Read the rest of this entry »

Zuma, there’s enough reason to fire Shiceka

In Media, Politics, Society on October 20, 2011 at 6:43 PM

It was on April 20 this year when I published a detailed post in my blog Akanyang Africa in which I asked whether controversial Minister of Co-operative governance and Traditional Affairs, Sicelo Shiceka – after being exposed by Mail and Guardian, The Times and Sunday Times investigations – should have his a** kicked out of government. Read the rest of this entry »

Sunday World and Sunday Times ‘slave for formula’?

In Media on October 9, 2011 at 4:33 PM

I have wondered how the heck Sunday World newspaper managed to crack this headline “Bafana Bafana quality for Afcon 2012! Thanks to a better goal difference” on 9 October 2011. Heck even Sunday Times ran a “Bafana sneak though” headline, saying the national team “qualified for the 2012 African Cup of Nation tournament via the back door following a hard-fought draw”. What the hell? Read the rest of this entry »


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