Tag Archives: Gauteng

The New Age

The New Age

About The New Age: The New Age newspaper is a South African national daily newspaper, owned and operated by TNA Media (Pty) Ltd. TNA Media was established in June 2010 and the first publication of The New Age was on 6 December 2010. Although when the paper was launched, the owners said that The New Age would specifically present a positive image of the South African ruling political party, the African National Congress (ANC), the paper’s current stated goal is to focus on the positive…

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Pretoria News

Pretoria News

About Pretoria News: Pretoria News is a daily newspaper based in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Pretoria News, the capital’s only daily, has continued to enjoy good circulation growth in spite of stiff competition from our competitors. Our mission is to produce a quality newspaper that is focused on Pretoria and its surrounding area; a newspaper that provides an appropriate medium capable of meeting, anticipating and adjusting to the needs of its readers and advertisers. We attribute our success to our deep understanding of the reading…

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Business Day

Business Day

About Business Day: Business Day is a national daily newspaper in South Africa, published from Monday to Friday and also available as an e-paper. Based in Rosebank, Johannesburg. It is edited by Peter Bruce and published by BDFM Publishers, which is also the parent company of the Financial Mail magazine and Business Day TV (formerly known as Summit TV). It is owned by Times Media Group. The newspaper, launched on 1 May 1985, covers all major national and international news, with a specific focus on…

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The Sunday Independent

The Sunday Independent

About The Sunday Independent: The Sunday Independent is a weekly English-language newspaper owned by Independent News & Media and published in South Africa. The Sunday Independent newspaper is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is a national weekly product edited by Moshoeshoe Monare. This blog presents some of the content engaging with South African literature which appears in the paper’s Books’ Page  – Page 18 in Dispatches. Mary Corrigall is the Books Editor. She is also the senior feature writer and cultural critic for the…

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Mail & Guardian

Mail & Guardian

About Mail & Guardian: The publication was started as an alternative newspaper by a group of journalists in 1985 after the closure of two leading liberal newspapers, The Rand Daily Mail and Sunday Express. It was originally known as the Weekly Mail, as the paper did not have enough money to publish daily. Weekly Mail was one of the first newspapers to use Apple Mac desktop publishing. The Weekly Mail criticised the government and its apartheid policies, which led to the paper’s suspension in 1988…

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The Citizen

The Citizen

About The Citizen: The Citizen is a tabloid-style newspaper distributed nationally in South Africa. While its core readership is mainly in Gauteng, the economic powerhouse of the country, it also distributes to surrounding provinces such as Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the North West. It also publishes a special KwaZulu Natal edition daily. We have gategories like NEWS: National, World, Africa, Business OPINION: Columns, Editorials SPORT: Columnists, Cricket, Other sport, Rugby, Soccer HORSES: Columnists, Racing News YOUR LIFE: Entertainment, Home LIfe, Food & Drinks, Digital Life, Things…

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The Times

The Times

About The Times: The Times is a popular South African daily newspaper and an offshoot of The Sunday Times, to whose subscribers it is delivered gratis. It is tabloid in size and is South Africa’s first totally interactive newspaper which publishes in tandem with the website www.thetimes.co.za. The Times has an interactive newsroom where reporters work alongside multimedia producers and photographers to produce content for the newspaper, the website and mobile phones. The Times is also available for purchase at a cover price of R3.50…

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The Star

The Star

About The Star: The Star is a daily newspaper based in Gauteng, South Africa. It is one of the titles under the Independent News & Media South Africa group. History The Star newspaper appeared for the first time in Johannesburg as The Eastern Star. It was founded in Grahamstown under that title on 6 January 1871, and was moved to the Witwatersrand sixteen years later by its owners, brothers Thomas and George Sheffield. In 1889, the name Eastern Star was changed to the one currently…

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City Press

About City Press: City Press is a South African English-language Sunday newspaper. It is mostly for black readers and is the third on the country’s biggest selling newspaper. The newspaper is carrying news from South Africa, the continent and the rest of the world.  City Press have aSunday newspaper with a glossy lifestyle magazine named  iMagazine. City Press celebrates its 30th Anniversary in March 2012 The newspaper is distributed nationally and in neighbouring countries, including Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. It has a readership of…

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Daily Sun

Daily Sun

About Daily Sun: Daily Sun is the biggest daily newspaper in South Africa. It targets readers in and around the major urban centres. Most readers are black, English – literate with high – school or further education, we also have working-class earners – they are the economic core of South Africa. The newspaper is known for the horrific stories it publishes daily and is often criticized for its heavy reporting of tikoloshe stories. Daily Sun’s unique selling point has always been to understand what readers…

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