Resources

Links to some sites related to the media in South Africa:

www.sapa.org.za

SA’s national news agency:

www.iol.co.za

The Independent Group’s website with links to their publications’ websites. Some require subscription for access:

www.news24.com

The main portal of News 24 with links to its newspapers which include Beeld, City Press and Rapport:

www.mg.co.za

The Mail&Guardian site carries copy from its Friday print edition, as well as daily news from agencies and own writers. It also carries the excellent Thought Leader blog, as well as Sports Leader and Tech Leader blogs:

www.businessday.co.za

Economics and politics with great columnists

www.sowetan.co.za

Daily news and politics

www.thetimes.co.za

Daily offshoot of the Sunday Times with regularly updated video and good news feed:

www.presscouncil.org.za

Umbrella body for the press ombudsman, the press council and the press council appeals body in South Africa.

Freedom of Expression Institute

Info on freedom of expression developments and debates in South Africa.

Wits Journalism School

Run full time and part time journalism courses.

Indymedia

Focus on reporting on events that communities with poor internet access and poor access to the media can’t otherwise publicise.

www.sanef.org.za

The SA National Editors Forum promotes media freedom and independence. Includes links to The African Editors Forum.

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