The Act says the SABC's news and public affairs programmes must 'meet the highest standards of journalism'. In reality, however... (Videos)
By Ed Herbst 23 Apr 2014 08:10
One would expect a public broadcaster to bend over backwards to show its neutrality at a time such as this. Well, not the SABC...
By Anton Harber 22 Apr 2014 08:10
NEWSWATCH: The DA wins 'Ayisafani' TV advert battle, Hlaudi Motsoeneng et al have been told to back off by senior journalists, and the corporation's political bias will backfire. (Video)
17 Apr 2014 07:29
NEWSWATCH: The SABC's banning of a DA advert infringes freedom of expressions says the DA, reports Times Live, and the SABC has defended its ban, reports iafrica.com. The hearing was adjourned last night and resumes today at 6pm, reports news24.com.
16 Apr 2014 10:32
The Right2Know Campaign and SOS: Support Public Broadcasting, are taking on the SABC following reports that editorial staffers' phones are being monitored.
14 Apr 2014 09:43
NEWSWATCH: Guardian Liberty Voice reports that after the SABC banned a Democratic Alliance ad, the same ad has gone viral. (Videos)
14 Apr 2014 08:58
NEWSWATCH: According to a Mail & Guardian report, SABC staff have been informed that their phones are being monitored by the NIA (National Intelligence Agency).
11 Apr 2014 07:45
Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Arno Lamoer has apologised for the lack of service in Khayelitsha. But did the SABC carry the report?
By Ed Herbst 8 Apr 2014 06:34
Once a year, I sit down to read the best of the previous year's investigative journalism. Judging the Taco Kuiper Award is a highlight of my calendar.
By Anton Harber 4 Apr 2014 05:48
While the Right2Know is acutely aware that MTN and Vodacom's litigation is opportunistic, in that it exploited serious weaknesses in ICASA's regulations, the court recognised that the reduced termination rates are necessary for the public good.
2 Apr 2014 08:26
'The IFP would like to see whether the SABC makes any reference to this today and tonight in its daily dose of pro-ANC "Celebrating 20 years of democracy" propaganda on the news bulletins.' - IFP Secretary General, Sibongile Nko in a media release "IFP remembers Shell House Massacre" 28/3/2014.
By Ed Herbst 1 Apr 2014 08:35
At times such as these, I want to sing the praise of those elements of our news media that show courage and doggedness.
By Anton Harber 28 Mar 2014 05:43
'We in the churches deeply regret that certain clergy have ganged up against the public protector in the name of the church. They have done so without adequate knowledge of her reports and their intervention only serves to undermine the fight against corruption.' - Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, 18 March 2014.
By Ed Herbst 24 Mar 2014 09:07
Janet Heard, assistant editor (head of news) at the Cape Times, has resigned.
By Rod Baker 20 Mar 2014 09:30
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