Tag Archives: Newsroom

When photographers drive scary

It happens around the third floor-loose coins float in the VW Polo like bubbles, passengers lift in their seats, only to be held back by seatbelts. What photographer Christopher Collingridge achieves in those frightening seconds, has cost the US government … Continue reading

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Death by a thousand panics

Every day Nelson Mandela dies a score of times in our newsroom. He is killed off when a reader phones in to say they have just heard … Twitter, that Ted Bundy of social media, has killed off the former … Continue reading

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Hell and high water… and the refugees from the newsroom.

The smoke could be seen from Kensington, black plumes against the highveld blue of an early morning autumn sky. Twitter announced it: “Fire at The Star newspaper building”. A fire took out part of the second floor of the building. … Continue reading

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