LORATO TSHENKENG | Political opinion is free for all, including entertainers

Sportsmen and artists get cut down for having a view on what is happening in the country, but it is also their vocation

15 July 2021 - 19:15 By Lorato Tshenkeng

On June 30, the globe over, citizens commemorated World Social Media Day. Mostly, the celebrations were about how the social media networks have provided a platform to people – enabling people to connect instantly; share moments and emotions; mobilise communities for good; call out bad service; express frustrations and raise concerns about issues that matter. 

With all its benefits, social media has shone a spotlight on a number of real-life challenges, among them bullying. I am not one to blame social media for the many ills of society. Instead, I observe its catalytic role in quickening certain abhorrent behaviours. ..

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