12 Dec 2013

The Panel with Simon Pound and Islay McLeod (Part 2)

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 4:38 pm on 12 December 2013

Topics - The director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa has confirmed that a man who appeared to provide sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service was a "fake." The scandal over the interpreter is seen as another indication of bad organization of the memorial service, held at a huge soccer stadium in Soweto. A new baby bouncer has gone on sale, complete with an iPad holder. Critics say it's a sign of the drive to market digital products at younger children. Greenpeace admits it uses the contact details from people who sign petitions to cold-call them and ask for donations.

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