SLICE OF LIFE: Paying the rent as a journalist

“The only by-line I care about is the one on a cheque” sums up what I took away from the presentation by two seasoned journalists at today’s Power Reporting conference. ‘How to Pay the Rent’ by Raymond and Natasha Joseph, was one of the most well-attended...
COOL KID: Freelance journalist Margaret Renn

COOL KID: Freelance journalist Margaret Renn

Margaret Renn is a Wits visiting fellow in investigative journalism. She is the organiser of Power Reporting, The African Investigative Journalism Conference which is hosted each year by the University of the Witswatersrand. Renn is also a freelance journalist in...
Nkandla: More than ‘a very expensive house’

Nkandla: More than ‘a very expensive house’

Nkandla is much more than just a story about a very, very expensive house, according to investigative journalist Sam Sole, one of the members of the Mail & Guardian’s amaBhungane team. Sole, Lionel Faull and Craig McKunne, three of the journalists who helped...