'Daily Maverick is a miracle baby to have survived a decade

The development of independent media in South Africa has seen a few publishing houses either closing down or changing owners over the past years.

Daily Maverick, however, has been in existence for a decade.

To discuss the milestone of the publication and the newly released book, We have a Game Changer — a decade of Daily Maverick, Nickolaus Bauer on the Eusebius McKaiser Show chats to journalist and author Richard Poplak.

The Daily Maverick was like a miracle baby to have a start-up media child, reach a decade.

Richard Poplak, Journalist and author

He says he was one of the journalists that worked for Branko Brkic who was the editor-in-chief and publisher of Daily Maverick.

We had an initiative called Maverick magazine. an exciting space for young guys coming up to practice the art of long-form format. The financial crash put an end to that.

Richard Poplak, Journalist and author

Listen below to the full conversation:


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