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That awkward moment when your competitors use your column to promote their paywall

The past couple of years have seen a fair amount of mud-slinging between the…


Instagramming the city

As part of some testing earlier today I was playing around with Instagram. I've…


SA Hacks List gets an update

A couple of years ago I started a small project to collect the Twitter handles…


Re-inventing the newsroom

I was fortunate enough to spend part of Tuesday listening to David Boardman…


This is why big media is broken

If you have anything to do with big media you'll have heard, no doubt…


Sink or swim: Digital publishers need to be bold

With 270,000 digital subscribers and close to one-third of our revenues coming…


400+ South African journalists on Twitter

The past month has been pretty hectic with big changes afoot on the work front…


A Black Tuesday clothing hack

My Black Tuesday shirt. I'm not sure this was the original intention when…


eBooks: part of a survival strategy for news organisations

It's pretty obvious now that if news publishers want to survive this rough…