Media and HIV/AIDS
scanty media coverage of HIV and Aids in the absence of controversy is a failure
of responsibility to the public.
spokesperson Joel Netshitenzhe said this during a panel discussion in
very little reporting in the media about HIV and Aids, which means we are
failing in our public responsibility, and perhaps it reflects a mindset that we
report intensely on HIV and Aids only when there's a controversy. My argument is
that this is also in the national interest," he said on Saturday.
panel discussions on media issues were organised by the SA National Editors'
Forum, the Sowetan and