SA has ‘outrage’ to last a Lifetime and it’s not over DStv

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SA has ‘outrage’ to last a Lifetime and it’s not over DStv

Are you one of the South Africans fuming over DStv’s recent move?

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“SA outraged” began the headline on Independent Online. I had to know more. Had someone failed to refer to Iqbal Surve as “Doctor”?

I hurried on to the third word of the headline and beyond, something we in the media call being well-read: “ ... over DStv move to dump popular channels.”

On any other website, that would have been clickbait. But IOL doesn’t need clickbait because it doesn’t need clicks. You don’t need advertising revenue when you’ve got billions in the bank, saved by pensioners, and then handed to you by the Public Investment Corporation...

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