ThisisacumenNovember 21, 2020 at 7:30pm
"Life will never be the same.. I'll be on #mansNotBarryRoux stories all day... I suppose its for monetization but really guys, did the Gram have to be your template? And why is this making me so angry. I feel like all the social sacred spaces have been turned into the app I use the least. I honestly feel violated. Especially by independents ...
et tu Twitter? "

Tonya's take on #Stories being featured in all social media mainstream apps.
ThisisacumenNovember 19, 2020 at 6:32pm

An Acumen Media Report by Tonya Khoury

What did I just watch? That was the comment on my lips each time I turned on the news. Is this April fools in advance or just more 2020 madness?

How dare you? How very dare you Jacob Zuma? You arrogant, unaccountable, law breaking criminal. How dare you? Your impunity and ego are the very reason why we must insist as a country that the buck literally stops here. If we have to shut down the entire country – so be it. #EnoughIsEnough. Every single person, crook or not has sat in that chair and been examined by the #StateCapture Commission’s team, even your bae #DuduMyeni, yet YOU, you who left our country empty, dry and devastated, stood and turned your back and walked out on DCJ #RaymondZondo and the whole country.


ThisisacumenNovember 16, 2020 at 2:52am

Proud to be called "leaders" in our field. Talkwalker

Stats are worthless without interpretation
ThisisacumenNovember 12, 2020 at 6:16pm
#Brackenfell – Another Day Another Racism Story
An Acumen Media Report – 7 Days 13th November 2020

You thought 2020 was done, hold my beer said #Brakenfell! From what I’ve read it appears that there was no matric farewell unless you include the “private” matric party where 42 white pupils attended and two white teachers. That is where it started, and that’s where the #EFF entered the room. One glaring omission from this debacle was SAPS. The streets outside the school turned into a brawl because of systemic racism, when are we going to address the problem itself South Africa? We cannot have these stories every second month and not see the big picture. Racism is so ingrained in our society that it must be “unlearned”. Something that is not going to happen with a baseball bat being used on a woman. Media broke that #Brackenfell have had a litany of stories over the past year and students made it clear that this was not the first time they found themselves excluded or belittled. If you buy the EFF version of events they were actually just delivering a memorandum and if you buy the parents’ version they were there to protect their kids. Both valid, but the end result was that a set of school children were thrust into the middle of a racial mess during exam time. That bit is unacceptable. Madonsela nailed it when she said that children should not be used as “political footballs”. The Western Cape has a great deal to answer for if all these allegations at #Brackenfell are true. The DA called the EFF “Nazis” in response, wasn’t that helpful? If you think racism isn’t systemic, please follow the case of Kganyago vs Lungisa, here Lungisa is being sued for 500k for using the K word on a fellow black man. When will this end? Only when we address it. The Kathrada Foundation has been banging on for years about how this should be addressed from the ground up, when will we listen?

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November 19, 2020 at 8:07pm
Nice to see a reputable publication carry our weekly stats even though @ThisIsTonya is a bit vocal for some.
November 19, 2020 at 3:59pm
What a week? Did you keep up. Here's a wrap of the media with @ThisIsTonya
November 6, 2020 at 8:54pm
#JohnVuligate and how to make vetkoek takes over #ZondoCommission

What a week. Thank you to @MediaTMO for being brave enough to carry my narrative ;)


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