Thought Leader

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Thought Leader
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Owner Mail & Guardian
Created by Mail & Guardian
Website www.thoughtleader.co.za
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Registration2007
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Thought Leader is a collaborative news and opinion platform owned by the South African newspaper Mail & Guardian . It was named a Webby Award Honoree in 2008, won 2008 SA Blog of the Year, and has scored a few firsts, including sending the first South African blogger, Ndumiso Ngcobo, to cover a major political event – the 2007 ANC national conference in Polokwane. [1]

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References

  1. "Thoughts about the leaders: The columnists 2.0 model". Matthew Buckland. 9 June 2008. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  2. "Gender coverage: Thought Leader leads the pack".

1. Thought Leader wins blog of the year Kyoko Hasegawa, Daniel Rook 2008

2. More honours for Thought Leader Kyoko Hasegawa, Daniel Rook 2008

3. The best of Thought Leader Aliki Karasaridis 2009

4. Debating race isn't backward Aliki Karasaridis 2009

5. Gender coverage: Thought Leader leads the pack Lisa van Wyk 2010

6. The new Thought Leader Aliki Karasaridis 2011