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Environment Reporter — Mail & Guardian

2018 @niemanfdn fellow. Former environment at @mailandguardian, South Africa. PGP. Sod the status quo. #COYS https://www.linkedin.com/in/sipho-kings-03935533

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Biography

I am the environment reporter for the Mail & Guardian in South Africa. I began working at the publication as an intern, before being offered this position. Since then I have taught myself on the job. My focus is on relating environmental issues to human issues, in an attempt to get people to ...

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Sep 26, 2017

Noise levels when you walk down a street in Boston. Noise pollution is so damaging, but little discussed. https://t.co/JndkvCjy6b

Sep 25, 2017

"You are a human, talking to humans. Write accordingly." - @skrupin at @Kennedy_School saying the important stuff about speechwriting.

Sep 25, 2017

RT @spectatorindex: IMAGE: Hitler declaring war on the United States, in December of 1941 https://t.co/3KBicpG79h

Sep 24, 2017

#SiphoDoesHarvard: 5 000 Allied sailors died shipping crucial supplies to the Soviet Union during WW2. And then the Cold War started.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern at the Mail & Guardian.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I started writing as a young thing using my dad's typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

It is killing off the need for media breaking news, and pushing us towards analysing news and why things happen.