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Guy Berger

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Guy Berger is a media academic/activist. He blogs about teaching journalism and new media. Find his research online and micro-blogging from conferences at http://www.twitter.com/guyberger

Pilger’s contrasts make him credible

Pic: Pilger with Guy Berger Crusading journo John Pilger confronted some contradictions last week — and came out well on top of them. In Grahamstown…

Mega-crisis in the making?

Things come together, the capitalism system cannot hold. That’s the message from Canadian activist academic Dr Sandra Rein, speaking at a seminar on gender activism…

Why is the ANC looking at a media tribunal?

ANC leaders charged with overseeing a probe into a tribunal for the media defended the initiative under interrogation by the country’s editors yesterday. The Jacob…

JZ killed the weekly newsletter

The Sunday Times has welcomed the fact that Jacob Zuma won’t continue the tradition of a weekly ANC president’s e-comment. The implication being: we no…

FM’s dose of succession tabloiditus

Be afraid of the spectre of a President Zuma. Thus blares the Financial Mail on its cover last week. Inside the mag, you might find…

Don’t expect political BEEs to sting

It’s temporarily quiet on the Johncom buy-out front. No doubt, though, there’s movement behind the scenes. And the issues certainly have not gone away. The…