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JOB ALERT: Sales rep wanted

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explain.co.za has an opportunity for a sales executive in the sales department for a person with an appetite for building new business in the digital space.

HIRING: Join explain’s intern cohort

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At explain.co.za, we’re passionate about helping people understand the news. Now, you can join us on our mission. We create solutions-focused journalism, which inspires hope and action.  Our agency division works with NGOs and corporates to create purpose-driven digital and communication strategies and campaigns. Now, we’re looking for freshly-graduated interns or final year students to …

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BRIEF: SO-NA, So good

In case you missed it, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation address last week covered the basics, but didn’t inspire enough confidence. It’s the same old story: good ideas and goodwill for Ramaphosa, but a faction-riven governing party and bloated cabinet getting in the way. As Business Day’s Carol Paton points out: “What is needed is …

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BRIEF: Euphonik/Fresh story puts rape culture in the spotlight

Popular DJs, Fresh and Euphonik, will not be going on trial after allegations of sexual assault were levelled against them. The National Prosecuting Authority announced this week that it had decided not to prosecute the DJs, who were sacked from Primedia Broadcasting following the allegations. In a statement, the pair said they had been exonerated. …

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BRIEFS: Jacques Pauw’s fake news is bad for journalism

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“Write drunk, edit sober,” was the mantra of the great writer Ernest Hemingway. One South African journalist took this a little too far this week, causing huge damage to the journalism industry. Jacques Pauw wrote a piece for the Daily Maverick documenting his own arrest, claiming it was for not paying his bill at a Cape Town …

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