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Mar 30 2011

Of state-owned papers, the web and revolutions

Published by under Opinion,South Africa,Top Stories

I get the impression South Africa is finally waking up to the internet. It took so long, I wrote the country off as “essentially non-digital” in 2009 (here and here). But, I might have been wrong – there may still be (digital) life down there after all.  [Read on]

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Mar 11 2009

The best thing that could happen to Telkom…

Published by under Companies,More News

For the record and my archive, this solid Reuters article on Telkom and its future. Let’s hold thumbs it gets taken over – it’ll be in the best interest of SA.

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Sep 10 2008

The easy way (only way) towards media diversity

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on my old blog on 28/6/2007. 

The ANC National Policy Conference is on the go in Midrand, between Johannesburg and Pretoria, and one of the issues on the agenda is “media diversity”, or what one should really understand as “the lack of media diversity”. Or, still closer to the truth, the “overly” white ownership of the printed media, in particular newspapers.  [Read on]

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