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Joe Thloloe receives honorary doctorate in law

Nieman Notes April 22, 2011

Joe Thloloe, NF '89 and chair of this year's South Africa Nieman selection committee, has received an honorary doctorate in law from Rhodes University. He was recognized as "a long-standing anti-apartheid activist who endured much for his involvement in the cause and a public intellectual for whom ethical concerns are uppermost." Thloloe currently serves as the South African press ombudsman. Read more

Joe Thloloe made Press Ombudsman

Nieman Notes August 3, 2007

Veteran journalist Joe Thloloe, Class of 1989, has been appointed the new Press Ombudsman for South Africa. "The key issue for me is that it's designed to uphold the highest standards in journalism," Thloloe said. Read more