By Leon Willems, (Project Syndicate) – Despite a steady increase in violence against journalists, the global media has tended to shy away from publicizing the dangers of their profession, preferring instead not to become the story. This strategy is no longer tenable; the best way… Read More
By Daniel Funke, Facebook’s little brother has a fake news problem — and nobody really knows how to solve it.
HARARE, September 22 (The Source) – Listed media group, Zimpapers on Friday reported a net profit growth of 93 percent to $1 million for the six months to June from $570,520 recorded in the same period last year despite a fall in revenue.
HARARE, March 24 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s largest media house, Zimpapers, on Friday reported that its net profit for the year to December 2016 fell by a quarter to $2,02 million from $2,7 million in the prior year. Revenue was down 6,3 percent to $37,6… Read More
By Francis Fukuyama, STANFORD – One of the more striking developments of 2016 and its highly unusual politics was the emergence of a “post-fact” world, in which virtually all authoritative information sources were called into question and challenged by contrary facts of dubious quality and… Read More
HARARE, September 22 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s largest media group, Zimpapers on Thursday reported a 70 percent drop in net profit, from $1,9 million to $571,000, for the half year to June 2016 after incurring a high interest bill. The group incurred interest charges of… Read More
By Danforth Austin and Barbara Frye – Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is cracking down on Turkish civil society following the failed coup in July. Beyond purging thousands of military officers, judges, and educators, the government has issued arrest warrants for dozens of journalists, and… Read More
HARARE, October 27 (The Source) – Zimbabwe Newspapers, the country’s largest media group, reported a $1,9 million net profit for the half year to June 30 on Tuesday, as it republished its results citing a material tax error in its initial filing made in August.… Read More