Violence could have been foreseen | by Stuart Theobald

SIX weeks ago I went on a tour of Lonmin’s operations in the Bushveld Complex near Rustenburg. It was a PR exercise. I was shown the Marikana clinic where the company had invested millions in impressive facilities. With a group of journalists, we saw schools it...
Selling our airwaves | by Mark Weinberg

Selling our airwaves | by Mark Weinberg

The advent of democracy provided a breath of fresh air for democratic control of the electronic media. But not for long, it seems, as corporate capture of the airwaves is in the wings. The airwaves are a limited electromagnetic spectrum that is needed to carry radio,...
Selling our airwaves | by Mark Weinberg

Selling our airwaves | by Mark Weinberg

The advent of democracy provided a breath of fresh air for democratic control of the electronic media. But not for long, it seems, as corporate capture of the airwaves is in the wings. The airwaves are a limited electromagnetic spectrum that is needed to carry radio,...