Interview with Peter Bruce

Veteran South African newspaper editor and commentator, Peter Bruce, attended Rhodes University in the mid-1970s and is recognised as one of South Africa’s most experienced journalists. Over the course of his illustrious career, his roles have included editor of the Financial Mail, Business Report and UK news editor of the Financial Times. He has been both the Madrid and Bonn correspondents for the Financial Times. Peter was editor-at-large at Arena Holdings (formerly Tiso Blackstar) and editor-in-chief of Business Day, Financial Mail and ABC. In addition, he held the post of editor of Business Day from 2001 until August 2012. Today he is a senior commentator at Arena Holdings, writing popular weekly columns for the Sunday Times, Business Day and the Financial Mail. In his weekly podcast for TimesLive, he interviews the country’s social and political leaders and experts in an effort to make the complex events happening in South Africa easier to understand. In a recent Business Live column, Peter stated that:” The object of writing a column is not to impose my beliefs or values on others, it is to spark conversation and debate and to state some personal principles against which I’ll allow myself to be judged.”
5 Jul 2023 English South Africa Business · Education

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