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Female reporters were appointed to influential roles

I found my own path and roped in women to occupy senior roles

My appointment as editor of Sowetan in August 2011 was part of a crisis management strategy by the listed media group Avusa, after editorial mishaps had occurred.

The highlight of the mishaps was the publication of a column that advocated an act of a gross human rights violation I would rather not mention. It was not an editorial oversight of a factual nature that could be corrected by publishing a correction in a subsequent edition. It was an affront on the foundational values of the newspaper itself and the country’s constitution...

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