Variety is indeed the spice of life.
It’s also the spice of good newspapers…
Too much of one thing – or another – makes a tabloid a dull read in the end.
SA’s traditional broadsheet papers have always taken the bumpy and boring road of too much politics.
They should have discovered by now that that stuff mostly only [...]
Thugs grab my lobola!
How ‘Killer’ gets the power
We live in a Cressida…
With other papers you mostly have to be a big deal to get on the front page.
It’s not an invariable rule…but fame helps.
Famous politicians, sports stars, business people and celebrities are front page people…
But not, as usual, at Daily Sun.
We’re the original 15-minutes-of-fame operators.
Jun 03 2011
One of the great books written about SA was My Traitor’s Heart by Rian Malan.
It was the 1980s…stuff was blowing up here, there and everywhere…the Press pack rushed hither and yon, settled on a story for a day or two…and then, pell mell, rushed off to the next sensation.
Rian, in the midst of all this [...]