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Fret not, unscrupulous journos, just hitch your wagon to the ...


Fret not, unscrupulous journos, just hitch your wagon to the Survé-PIC star

If you’re bright with loads of ambition and limited writing skills, this is where to send your CV


Last week, media guru Mark Manson updated his quarterly analysis of SA’s newspaper circulation on MarkLives.com, confirming that print journalism in this country is on life support and stage 8 load shedding just kicked in and the generator is running on fumes. 

The figures made for awful reading, even for those who have been following the relentless decline for some years now. The 10 largest newspapers in the land have a collective circulation of 905,000 – and 200,000 of those are the Sunday Times. National titles with long and illustrious histories now have circulations well below 100,000. Some household names are clinging on around 20,000. 

It won’t surprise you to learn that journalists are reportedly leaving the profession in droves. But on Tuesday, some of the best in the business published a report that offered some blessed respite from the bad news. ..

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