Tag Archives: Ferial

Interesting people I've met at WAN (Part 1)

Rob Jonas – Google Media & Publishing head for EMEA. Tracked him down in the tent after I chaired his session at the Digital Round Table on Sunday. Vincent and I had quite a long chat about Google documents, Google ads (his lips were sealed on commissions) and the other stuff. He resolved to look […]

Mail & Guardian launches its first podcast

Well, well, well. We launched our first podcast. We decided to go the route of a professional broadcaster rather than hearing the untrained raspy, stuttering, coughing voices of M&G Online journalists. I think it turned out great, if I may say so. Tony Lankester is the host — he is ex-SAFM and now works for […]

SABC Interdict: High drama at M&G Online

Myself and the M&G Online news editor, Matthew Burbidge, were up late lastnight awaiting the verdict from an attempted SABC interdict against a 70-page report about the SABC blacklisting saga that we published on the website. Ferial Haffajee, the editor of the newspaper, was in court with M&G’s lawyers till late Saturday night/Sunday morning and […]