A South African provincial map.

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I dropped Maths to be a Journalist.

After twelve years of studying in lower level education, I was pleased to have parted ways with my number one nemesis – mathematics. Until I discovered Data Driven Journalism.  I suppose living in a technologically ridden world, I should have seen this coming. Being the purist that I am, adapting to the amount of power… Continue reading I dropped Maths to be a Journalist.

The Outcry of Purist Journalists: Technology can’t make the world go round.

As an adamant purist and traditional journalist at heart, the idea of a world run by technology is a theory I find hard to come to terms with. Like many things that have been subjected to the super force that is technology, the field of journalism has fallen victim to it as well. In this… Continue reading The Outcry of Purist Journalists: Technology can’t make the world go round.

Citizen Journalism: A force to be reckoned with?

The truth is that where one feels threatened, one is urged to dilute and dismiss the importance of their counterparts. This is the very battle citizen activists, better known as citizen journalists, are trying to rise above. The concept and practice of citizen journalism is one that is yet to be recognised and appreciated. Not… Continue reading Citizen Journalism: A force to be reckoned with?