How should the media portray violent acts? When South Africa’s largest Sunday paper, the Sunday Times, on its April 19 front page published a photograph of a man in the act of being stabbed and killed, readers took to the social media and aired their views. Some commentators supported the move; others furiously condemned the decision claiming that the paper was only … [Read more...] about Should this photo be published?
As soon as news in March of Trevor Noah’s appointment to replace Jon Stewart of the Daily Show became public, online spaces flooded with calls for his axing. While the news in South Africa was met with an explosion of excitement and pride, the same cannot be said about the reception to the news in America. The NPR headline “Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart’s replacement, goes from … [Read more...] about Trevor Noah: treading carefully as the new Daily Show host