Our figures show that about 1% of our general local publishing is in e-format. In terms of reading and book buying, only about 2% of books are bought as e-content. South Africa still likes the print book, however online platforms such as FunDza have seen great success. Is offering content on smartphones, through serialized fiction, the new avenue to readers?
The recent phenomenon of using social media to manufacture fake news in order to influence people and their thinking seems set to continue. How should the media and their readers respond?
In this world of e-reading, social media, wildfires and technological advances, why do we need Science-based journalism skills?