Radio man Barry Bateman gets monthly salary, thanks to well-wishers

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- timeslive.co.za | 3 months ago

A crowdfunding drive for radio journalist Barry Bateman, who was docked one month’s pay for calling EFF leader Julius Malema a “p**s”, has raised enough in just one day to ensure he is not out of pocket.

The journalist was caught on camera using the derogatory term just moments after posing questions to Malema. He was in conversation with another reporter when the comment was made.

Bateman was pulled off air after the clip went viral on Twitter.

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