They came together to discuss the death of newspapers – and you’ll never guess what happened next

They came together to discuss media – and you’ll never guess what happened next The problem with media economics, according to one of the academics presenting a paper at this conference, is that economists don’t understand media. One could also say that media scholars don’t understand economics. And neither understand finance. And the practioners, the … [Read more…]

What President Zuma failed to mention

The most surprising thing about the State of the Nation address wasn’t the violent ejection of the red berets. That’s a rerun of an old movie. It was the President’s failure to mention the major State-Owned Companies at all. They have featured prominently in the news as drivers of transformation as well as sites of … [Read more…]