Culture

Looking back a few years, our 2018 selves thought the battle with listeria and polony was tough. 2019 brought the heartbreaking, untimely death of Uyinene Mrwetyana and (rightfully so) large GBV protests and outrage after her rape and murder. A bright moment that year was...

Social media is eroding the idea of truth and the credibility of trusted sources, how do you tell the facts apart from the lies? By Aasia Fredericks Twitter was supposed to kill journalism, and the same was supposed to be true for Clubhouse and Facebook before it....

Do you remember Justine Sacco? It was 2013, which may as well be an alternate universe on the social media timeline, but the infamous #HasJustineLanded incident was the first real cancel culture moment for South African Twitter. The then communications director was fired for her...