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It is unfortunate you chose to flight such a one-sided Freedom Day Martin Luther King-typeadvert in your paper on April 26. This does nothing for nation building and merely serves to polarise us.
If you took the trouble to listen to Radio 702, you would have heard the en masse support for your advert by the usual band of white callers who gleefully latch on to subjects like this to paint it as an actual example that all is haywire in our country, and ignore all the great many positives. You play into the hands of old South Africa sectarian whingers who are invariably given free range by likeable, feisty Redi Direko.
That station claims the advert fits in with their freedom of expression credo. However, they have restricted several progressive callers who unashamedly promote a strident African viewpoint such as Muslim perspectives on air, but many of the moaning negatives are heard daily.
Freedom of expression? Please don't be a lackey to Afro-pessimism agendas. Proof of the pudding: get 702 to flight an advert ridiculing the lack of transformation of their privileged white target listenership. Then hear the howls from their callers who claim to support controversial flightings.
B Venter, Gauteng