Just because they lived close to Oscar Pistorius and had the misfortune of hearing the events that led to his murder trial, the lives of witnesses were torn apart.
By Anton Harber 10 Mar 2014 07:01
Winning the right to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius trial came with clearly defined restrictions, one of which prevented the media from showing the faces or publishing photographs of witnesses who had not consented to being filmed.
By Sulaiman Philip 6 Mar 2014 08:23
As the world's media gathered today outside and inside the High Court in Pretoria, there are many questions in the public's mind. Is this fair? Is this not voyeurism of the highest order? Will it influence the outcome? Is it necessary?
By Marion Scher 3 Mar 2014 14:56
"While there are a few leaders with integrity, they are overwhelmed by the never-ending scandals of corruption: from the Arms Deal to Travelgate, from Guptagate, to Nkandlagate....
By Ed Herbst 28 Feb 2014 14:17
This week's decision by Judge Dunstan Mlambo to allow the broadcasting of the Oscar Pistorius trial was itself broadcast live - and provided a vivid demonstration of the value of letting cameras into courts.
By Anton Harber 28 Feb 2014 06:12
Judge Dunstan Mlambo has ruled today that Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial will be televised, in part and with conditions, at the North Gauteng High Court.
25 Feb 2014 13:25
There's a host of reasons why people become journalists, but what happens when their newsroom is run by fear and control?
By Anton Harber 24 Feb 2014 11:40
eNCA and IOL report on a bid to have Oscar Pistorius' trial broadcast live, and Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has apologised for naming former SABC employee Hannes du Buisson in her report on the SABC.
19 Feb 2014 07:13
If you were the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial, would you allow cameras and cellphones into the courtroom?
By Anton Harber 14 Feb 2014 06:49
Moshoeshoe Monare, Sunday Independent's editor, has resigned - just the latest in a string of dismissals, resignations and suspensions at News & Media South Africa (INMSA), reports BD Live.
14 Feb 2014 06:31
The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) says it is shocked by the unlawful detention of freelance journalist Sandiso Phaliso in Cape Town.
11 Feb 2014 09:50
According to news24.com, the Movement for Transformation in Media in SA (MTMSA) wants Times Media Group to be transformed, and the PP is to release her report on the SABC on Monday.
11 Feb 2014 08:04
'MMA has viewed the headline news bulletins from SABC1, SABC2 and SABC3 and can confirm that no mention of the booing incident was made in any of the bulletins.'
By Ed Herbst 4 Feb 2014 15:46
A move by the SABC to revise its editorial policies has led to suspicions that it is seeking to tighten state control over the public broadcaster‚ especially ahead of the general election when political parties vie for valuable airtime.
By Linda Ensor 28 Jan 2014 11:03
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