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October 24, 2017

DEAR GOVERNMENT – SEVEN YEARS LATER

  Dear Government How time flies! It’s been seven years since I wrote my infamous Letter to Government, on the 12th October, 2010. That letter, which almost […]
October 9, 2017

Where are all the Good Ideas?

These days it’s hard to find the good stuff. Everything in the mainstream media is such low hanging fruit that it’s all superficial, celebrity-centred sex and […]
August 11, 2017

Crisis of Confidence

  Another exciting week in South Africa, right? I know what you’re thinking and you’re wrong. We’re not the most messed up country on earth. Sure, […]
July 31, 2017

In defence of sound:

  Hearing is simply the act of perceiving sound by the ear. If you are not hearing-impaired, hearing simply happens. Listening, however, is something you consciously […]
June 29, 2017

‘Hear’ and Now

  Someone once said to me sarcastically that “anyone and their dog could start a podcast”. I thought that was a good observation, even if it […]
June 20, 2017

The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum – Bonn, 19 June 2017

  It was a pertinent week for me to find myself in Bonn. For three days before I arrived at the Global Media Forum in Bonn, […]
April 18, 2017

What Will Replace Reading?

  For the last 100-500 years (depending on what part of the world you’re from), reading and writing have been upheld as the best means of […]
April 3, 2017

2017 – The Year of the Podcast

South Africa isn’t “on the brink” of a digital revolution – and the tipping point isn’t some mystical moment – some exact date and time when […]
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