Zimbabwe’s state broadcaster said on Thursday it has laid off nearly 300 workers as it battles financial woes.
The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) board of directors has “so far terminated the contracts of some 282 staff members on three months’ … Read the rest
The dead wood media limps in dead last among institutions younger voters trust to “do the right thing,” according to a new and massive Harvard University survey.
In the school’s Institute of Politics poll of over 3,000 18-29-year-olds, a tiny … Read the rest
The SABC will do away with Afrikaans news bulletins on its 24 hour news channel on DStv.
Black indigenous South African language bulletins, including Zulu, Siswati, Tsonga, Xhosa, isiNdebele, Sotho and Venda will also be scrapped.
As from April 1, … Read the rest
The New Age, a government-funded propaganda spout, has decided to withdraw from the Press Ombudsman process according to an opposition party.
The opposition complained about a front page article on February 2 2015, headlined “DA sees conspiracies where there are … Read the rest
CNN International withdraws from Russian cable networks from December 31, 2014, according to a letter from Turner Broadcasting System Europe (CNN owner) TASS learnt about on Monday.
CNN is broadcast by operators of paid cable and satellite television, including Akado, … Read the rest
SAPA, the South African Press Association, is bent on anti-white propaganda, it appears. A steady stream of misleading information flows freely from most of its press reports on the ailing health of Mandela.
Here are some of the snippets from … Read the rest
Naspers owned online news publisher, 24.com has decided to disband its Afrikaans Nuus24 channel.
The group said in a statement on Tuesday (11 June) that while Nuus24 has generated “excellent engagement” for its audiences and advertisers, “the team believe that … Read the rest
Here comes the fly-by media. Preliminary use of diminutive drones is under way among those who see the potential of drones in news gathering, not to mention invasive “gotcha”-style journalism. Deadline Detroit — “a homegrown media revolution” manned by former … Read the rest