Sanef's COVID-19 Impact on Journalism Report

South African National Editors' Forum
Publication Date:
2 June 2020
South Africa, Coronavirus, Press and Media

For many years, South Africa's news industry and in particular, its print media, has bucked international trends by managing to stay afloat by claiming a slice of an ever reducing pie of advertising revenue. The Covid-19 pandemic has effectively taken that pie away and what is left is a news industry desperately looking for new ways of sustaining itself while audience demands for timely, credible but free news surges.

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