Antjie Krog - Journalist

Journalist

Later, Krog would edit the now-defunct, independent Afrikaans journal Die Suid-Afrikaan, co-founded by Hermann Giliomee in 1984. On the strength of her work there, she was invited to join the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) by Pippa Green, head of radio news. For two years, reporting as Antjie Samuel, she contributed to the radio programme AM Live with items on South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Of the commission she said:

If its interest is linked only to amnesty and compensation, then it will have chosen not truth, but justice. If it sees truth as the widest possible compilation of people's perceptions, stories, myths and experiences, it will have chosen to restore memory and foster a new humanity, and perhaps that is justice in its deepest sense.

When the TRC hearings were completed in 1997, Krog took up the post of Parliamentary Editor at SABC.

Read more about this topic:  Antjie Krog

Other articles related to "journalist, journalists":

Klaus Niedzwiedz - Journalist
... Since 1984, he also works as a journalist and TV host in Germany, starting with moderation of Sat.1 magazine Treibstoff ...
List Of Austrian Jews - Writers
... Raphael Basch (1813-?), journalist politician Abraham Benisch (1814–1878) Hebraist and journalist born Bohemia Henri Blowitz, journalist Boris Brainin (Sepp ...
Journalistic Freedom
... Journalists may expose themselves to danger, particularly when reporting in areas of armed conflict or in states that do not respect the freedom of ... Organizations such as the Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders publish reports on press freedom and advocate for journalistic freedom ... As of November 2011, the Committee to Protect Journalists reports that, 887 journalists have been killed worldwide since 1992 by murder (71 percent), crossfire or combat (17 percent), or on ...
Paul Miller - Other
... Paul Miller (journalist) (1906–1991), former head of Gannett Company and the Associated Press Paul Miller (radio presenter) (born 1966), presenter ...
Renaude Lapointe
3, 1912 – May 11, 2002) was a Canadian journalist and a Senator ... She was among the first Canadian women to work as a professional journalist and the first French-Canadian woman to preside over the Senate ... Quebec the daughter of Joseph-Alphonse Lapointe and Marie-Louise Poulin, she worked as a journalist in the 1940s and 1950s at Le Soleil in Quebec City ...

Famous quotes containing the word journalist:

    Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on people’s vanity, ignorance, or loneliness, gaining their trust and betraying them without remorse.
    Janet Malcolm (b. 1934)