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: