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Glenda Daniels

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Glenda Daniels is a senior lecturer at Wits Journalism, where she heads the State of the Newsroom project. She has been a print journalist in SA for over 20 years and started off her career at the then Weekly Mail newspaper as a trainee in 1990. She has a PhD in political studies from Wits University (2011) and is the author of the book Fight for Democracy: The ANC and the Media in South Africa (2012) Wits Press. She is a media freedom, freedom of expression and free flow of information activist but feels that much of social media engagement is banal, narcissistic, egotistical, vain and self-serving.

Booing deepens democracy

Booing is now part of our democracy, whether you like it or not. It is so mainstream; it cannot be taboo. It happened at the…