South Africa: HETN perturbed by Daily Sun’s gutter reporting, exaggerated stories of witchcraft

The Higher Education Transformation Network (HETN), acting on behalf of its alumni membership, hereby condemns the continued irresponsible journalism practices perpetrated by the Daily Sun, a publication within the Media 24 Naspers Group. It is the opinion of the Network that the Daily Sun’s irresponsible reporting propagates barbaric conduct amongst poor communities and propagates continued superstition and witchcraft beliefs by poor communities against women, the elderly, violence against African immigrants, animal cruelty whilst legitimizing mob justice and preying on impoverished communities’ frustrations and fears. Read more here

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