The news media in South Africa is under considerable financial and operational pressure. This is mostly due to the wave of digital disruption, which has shaken the very foundations of the industry. How do we access credible and trustworthy sources of information in this environment? In this episode of the 'Solutions With David Ansara' podcast, I speak with journalist and commentator, Kanthan Pillay, about the future of news media.
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