Do We Need an Independent Media Tribunal?

By Jeremy CroninIt is generally considered unwise for a politician to debate critically with the media through the media about the media. You don’t exactly enjoy home-ground advantage. This has been obvious in recent weeks with the re-surfacing of the debate...

An Alternative Media for SA’s Information Poor

By Mark WeinbergSouth Africa is alive with inequality. From land to work to food, a small minority enjoy abundance, while the vast majority live in poverty and are excluded from the country’s wealth. The media and access to information is no exception.  The print...

Film Reviews | by Andre Marais

The Trouble with TruthDirector: Marion Edmunds, 2010This engaging documentary tells the story of the Guardian newspaper which was banned by the Nationalist government in the 1950s as part of its general onslaught on the anti-apartheid media and anti-communist...
Occupy the Rondebosch Common | by Lillina Ruiters

Occupy the Rondebosch Common | by Lillina Ruiters

Where were the old revolutionaries? On Friday, 27 January, about 100 people marched from Manenberg to Rondebosch Common bent on occupying the wasted land resource. The march turned sour after the City refused to allow it to proceed. The protesters insisted (on what...