Survé rides his unicorn up the newsroom Everest

Survé rides his unicorn up the newsroom Everest

Business Report, once known for its stellar financial and business reporting, and to be found in almost all of Independent Media’s titles, has become a favoured platform for press baron Iqbal Survé to promote his business cronies and disparage his competitors.

The writer doing the dirty work is none other than the Business Report executive editor Adri Senekal de Wet. These stories also have one significant similarity – at no point do any of them disclose Survé’s interest in any of the businesses it unashamedly punts.

Survé, while professing he doesn’t interfere with editorial direction, clearly does. Or, at the very least, is happy for Senekal de Wet to do so on his behalf.

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Submitted by : MacDubious on 2017-12-27 09:53:46
The Cape Argus used to be good for locating a second-hand fridge - but now Gumtree has gazumped them. The Cape Times serves as really good material for house-training puppies. Business Report has a Sudoku that can be obtained for free by photographing it in a coffee shop. And that just about does it for Scurvy Surve's bunch of rags.

Editor's Note
Dear readers, while I respect your right to choose a pseudonym when you must, please don't unless it is imperative for your protection from a real threat of harm. We live in a country where we are entitled to express our personal opinions. Exercise that right proudly in your own name! - Martin Welz
Submitted by : Ex subscriber on 2017-12-23 10:52:58
Shameful, but to be expected - the last straw was when Auntie Adri started lecturing her readers about how to be a proper, patriotic "feel good" South African.
Submitted by : Ivan the Terrible on 2017-12-23 09:37:12
Sadly the Argus, especially the Finance part is as close to being unreadable as it can get. Its hard to find anything worthwhile to read and thus my subscription was cancelled long ago.

Such a pity!


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