Media Freedom & Right to Know

What now for e.tv?
What now for e.tv?

NEWSWATCH: According to a Mail & Guardian report, following recent events at e.tv, there are some questions over the future of the broadcaster.

31 Oct 2014 08:38

Now e.tv's COO resigns
Now e.tv's COO resigns

NEWSWATCH: Following the departure of Marcel Golding and Barbara Hogan from e.tv, the COO has now also resigned, reports Mail & Guardian and BD Live.

30 Oct 2014 07:27

e.tv: Golding claims of ANC/Sactwu threat to editorial independence refuted
e.tv: Golding claims of ANC/Sactwu threat to editorial independence refuted

NEWSWATCH: John Copelyn, chair of ENCA parent company Sabido Investments, has dismissed claims by suspended CE Marcel Golding that the ANC had tried to influence the channel's news agenda, reports BD Live.

29 Oct 2014 07:36

Anton Harber
Nakasa does not deserve to be shoved into any box

Nat Nakasa would have been bemused. He would be pleased to be brought back to home soil at last, almost 50 years after he died in New York.

By Anton Harber 10 Oct 2014 07:44

Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report
Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report

What is telling is that the compilation of the report itself has been hampered by secrecy... information that would help inform a public debate on various issues, remains secret.

10 Sep 2014 08:42

Chris Moerdyk
A justifiable sense of déjà vu for SA's mass media

Anyone who worked in South African media from the 1960s until 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from prison, could be forgiven for feeling an ugly, disturbing sense of déjà vu today.

By Chris Moerdyk 3 Sep 2014 14:28

Cops roughed up our reporter, says The Times
Cops roughed up our reporter, says The Times

A complaint of assault has been made against the Ekurhuleni metro police for manhandling a reporter from The Times...

25 Aug 2014 08:19

Anton Harber
SA must put pressure on Swaziland to open society

I think SA should recall its ambassador to Swaziland and threaten to close our borders with the country. I am not joking...

By Anton Harber 22 Aug 2014 06:21

DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC
DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance's court bid to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed 'shames' him and the SABC, according to his lawyer, reports BD Live. Other reports follow...

20 Aug 2014 07:15

DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today
DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today

The Democratic Alliance's action to have the SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed from his position begins in court today... (video)

By Staff Reporter 19 Aug 2014 10:07

Anton Harber
A saga in three chapters

This is a tale in three chapters of behind-the-scenes newsroom intrigue and backstabbing...

By Anton Harber 18 Aug 2014 05:35

Presidency and M&G in court again
Presidency and M&G in court again

The five-year court battle between the Mail & Guardian and the Presidency over access to a report (commissioned by Thabo Mbeki) on the 2002 election in Zimbabwe is going back to court...

By Franny Rabkin 14 Aug 2014 08:17

Playboy 'has played' Icasa
Playboy 'has played' Icasa

Playboy allegedly duped the Independent Communications Authority of SA into granting pay TV station StarSat a licence to broadcast porn movies...

13 Aug 2014 07:07

Anton Harber
Does a liar as a source ever deserve protection?

It is easy to review ethical decisions in journalism with hindsight, when one has the luxury of time to wonder whether a choice made under pressure was the correct one...

By Anton Harber 8 Aug 2014 05:48

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