Nic Muirhead

Nic Muirhead has been with Al Jazeera English since 2008, working on the networks weekly media review show The Listening Post. Born and bred in South Africa, Muirheads editorial focus has been the evolving political and cultural debates across sub-Saharan Africa. With each report on The Listening Post, his aim has been to add nuance to the understanding of how media operates on the African continent from the phenomenon of brown envelope journalism in Nigeria, to the work of cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro in South Africa, to the mainstream medias coverage of the homosexuality debate in Uganda.