He thrives because people desperately need someone to stand in the gap and plug the gaping holes in our country’s institutional infrastructure.
Like every vacuum in the universe, those institutional voids will, inevitably, be filled by the next available alternative…at least until something more worthy presents itself as a superior option.
This was the stark realisation that struck me as I pored through the hundreds of comments left by fans of Ian Alleyne’s “Crime Watch” on Facebook.
It is time for a generation of media professionals to emerge as authentic champions of ethical journalism. If not now, when?