When Media Ethics and Press Codes Fail…

Many of the South African journalists have gotten away with ethical and professional misconducts without any action by their respective Editors, if not employers. Or at least it so appears to the general readers. Continue reading

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Financial Times editor on Why Journalism Matters

These are the best of times of journalism, especially if you are a business journalist because the profession has a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to report, analyse and comment on the most serious financial crisis since the Great Crash of 1929” and it also has the worst of times because the “news business is suffering from the cyclical shock of a deep recession and the structural change driven by the internet revolution”, said Financial Times editor Lionel Barber last year while addressing British Academy on Why Journalism Matters. Continue reading