Cast a critical eye over DA's anti-poor policies

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 2 months ago

And, of course, the EFF gets a vastly greater share of the national media attention that its paltry share of the vote.

One reason for this is that the EFF, like populists everywhere, uses social media astutely. If we chose our leaders on Twitter, Julius Malema would be president.

Most newsrooms are juniorised and understaffed — it’s always easier for a young reporter to be guided by what’s happening on their phone than by what’s happening on the ground.

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