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Thinus Ferreira is an independent TV critic, writer and journalist in South Africa as well as a pop culture and media expert. He writes breaking news about TV for daily and weekly leading publications in the country and authors trend and analysis pieces about the TV business.In addition he writes...

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@TVwithThinus — 5,597 followers, 17,629 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

MUST WATCH. After @washingtonpost reports shocking @charlierose sexual harassment stories, @Oprah called @GayleKing and asked 'Are you okay?' I'm not okay'.

Nov 21, 2017

RT @CBSThisMorning: “This is a moment that demands a frank and honest assessment about where we stand and more generally the safety of…

Nov 21, 2017

@ANN7tv @idolspaxton Please get your reporting right ANN7, she is not the 'youngest Idols contestant ever'.

Nov 21, 2017

#IdolsSA runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba not doing any interviews; getting 'assistance to deal with emotions' after Paxton Fielies won:

Nov 21, 2017

With 98 million votes for the latest #IdolsSA season, I asked @MNet's director of local entertainment, Reneilwe Sema, if social media interaction and second screen engagement from viewers have become as important as linear TV ratings for these shows:

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