The South African Constitution stipulates that the public and media has the right of access to information. Here is what you need to know about your right to know – an extract from “A Practical Guide to Media Law” by Dario Milo and Pamela Stein.
From the embattled streets of Ukraine or Egypt to the voter lines at elections in South Africa, fact-checking matters. Africa Check’s director Peter Cunliffe-Jones on a London summit of fact-checking organisations.
The Internet is awash with fakers. Re-publishing or re-posting their online content hurts the credibility of those who fail to ask the right questions. This guide provides tips on verifying content found online – a helping hand in spotting the fakes and hoaxes first.
As a journalist your credibility is your most important asset. Credibility and accuracy in reporting go hand-in-hand. In this guide we look at practical steps you can take to ensure you get it right the first time.