Season7 Episode 15
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“We are sitting in an industry which is under enormous amount of threat in terms of finances,our board rooms essentially determine what editorial decisions we need to make,which is unfortunate.”
“Experienced journalist are living the newsroom rather juniorised,therefore those young junior reporters are easily manipulated one way or another.”
“My dream is to live in a country where the government thinks twice or thrice before taking any decision that will hurt the people.”
In this episode, local news professionals share their viewpoints on the current state of South African journalism, bias and manipulation in newsrooms, the failure of the media to adequately report on every day affairs and a need for credible information sources.