The worst crime of a new ad “celebrating” the martyrs of 1976 is the message does not accord with the realities of young black South Africans.
What a very white book launch in a very black neighborhood in downtown Johannesburg reveals.
Many middle-class black South Africans hold poor and working-class blacks in disregard if not disdain, and believe poor blacks hold themselves back.
A common thread that runs through many bad commercials, is that the people who thought them up were incredibly lazy and uncreative.
Cancel Jeremy Clarkson, cancel Top Gear and cancel British jingoism.
Being Black in South Africa today must be a baffling, sometimes humiliating experience.
Bloomberg Africa evokes Ronald Reagan’s “welfare queen” stereotype for poor South Africans.
How South Africa’s media report on the doings within the official parliamentary opposition, the Democratic Alliance.
The author wrote a column about racial and class inequalities in the city where he lived. The usual backlash by those in power followed.
Jacob Zuma says out loud what most South Africans believe about themselves: South Africa isn’t in Africa. It’s somewhere else. Somewhere better.
The grumblings of dissatisfaction and anger among black readers over stories about deserving blacks in South Africa.
Fresh as the sea and funny, or tired, racist bull?
Will Barack Obama get a frosty reception when he visits South Africa this weekend?
The hysteria around developing isiZulu and the country’s other indigenous languages for use in higher education.
South Africa’s news media’s much vaunted editorial independence.
When it comes to South Africa, US media publishes articles that may have been written already before an event even happened.
For South African news media to be ignored is a fate worse than censorship.