Tim du Plessis retires from print. Off to TV.
Gill Moodie of @GrubStreetSA reports that Tim du Plessis, Media24’s head of Afrikaans newspapers, retired at the end of May 2014 is off to TV.
“He has had a remarkable career that has seen him edit three newspapers — Rapport, Beeld and The Citizen — as well as time as deputy editor of City Press,” says Moodie who spoke to Du Plessis about his plans for the future, the challenges of editing newspapers in a tough market and reporting on the Afrikaans community’s move to the new South Africa.
Read the full interview with du Plessis at MarkLives.com.
“Afrikaans newspapers: The readers’ boycotting power” by Riaan Grobler at The Media Online.
“Media24 battles in tough environment” at Moneyweb.