Author: Kate Bartlett

2019 WPI Fellow

Journalist, Deutsche Presse Agentur
Johannesburg, South Africa
Bio: Kate Bartlett is a Zimbabwean-born journalist who was reported from Cambodia, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Congo, and Bosnia among other places. She started her career at The Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh, then went to Agence France Presse as an Asia editor, and is currently Southern and East Africa correspondent for Deutsche Presse Agentur, the German press agency.

Twitter: @bartlettkate

NEWSFLASH: EFF, Ndlozi have twenty-four hours to pay damages to journalists #journalism #SouthAfrica
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Met Fergal after the coup in Zim. A really great journalist. Wish him all the best. https://t.co/d3GCKDvtWt

“Again, the FT’s not perfect, and it still has a ways to go on issues including its gender pay gap. But it’s worth highlighting here precisely because it’s not the first newspaper you’d expect to be leading the way on gender representation. ” https://t.co/xcptQEowse


Posts by Kate Bartlett:

No love lost for the “mainstream media”

No love lost for the “mainstream media”

David Taylor is fed up with the mainstream media. The 53-year-old Texan with long blond hair and dressed in cowboy garb lives with his pit bull and shih tzu in an old racquetball court in the town of San Marcos.  He works in “property” and is a huge fan of Donald...
When lies trump truth – the press should call them by their name

When lies trump truth – the press should call them by their name

Legacy U.S. newspapers like The New York Times and The Washington Post are using unprecedented language in their political copy with words like “lie” and “racist”. “We’d never used the word ‘lie’ before we had Trump,” Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York...