My areas of intellectual interest are: media, journalism, censorship, freedom of expression and democracy, Social media and twitter in the newsroom; Media landscape and transformation. I have a Media Matters column at the Mail & Guardian. I am also author of two volumes of State of the Newsroom South Africa, 2013 and 2014.
My monograph: Fight for Democracy: the ANC and the Media in South Africa was published in 2012, (Wits Press).
My theoretical area of expertise is radical democracy.
I teach the following courses: Media and Politics at Honours Level, Issues in the SA News Mediato third years, Sociology of News Production to second years.