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Dali gets surreal

I’m beginning to think there’s something in the water at the SABC. Statements by Dali Mpofu, the chief executive and, ahem, editor-in-chief, make me wonder…

Trusting Wikipedia: a sea change

Here's an interesting development. Long and acrimonious battles have been fought over the question, "Can you trust Wikipedia?" Now, at last, there's a new answer to this question.

Crowdsourcing the campaign

In 2004, the Howard Dean campaign in the United States blazed the way in taking the election campaign online. Dean not only raised more than…

Curiouser and curiouser …

Curious report just out on Reuters: Johannesburg (Reuters) — South Africa has denied it blamed Britain for Zimbabwe’s isolation in a report prepared for a…

Blogger’s block

Immediately after I was approached to join Thought Leader, I was overwhelmed with an inner excitement that somehow left my fingers shaking at the same…

Counter-media: Alive in Baghdad

A group of American and Iraqi reporters has launched a blog, website and YouTube video channel called Alive in Baghdad that “formed to counter the…

How to be a blog star

It is fairly clear who the most active players are in South African blogging, social networking and social media. Already, a laundry list is forming…