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SABC hiring practices need to change
SABC hiring practices need to change

It is a matter of public knowledge that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is crisis-ridden...

By Kate Skinner 18 Nov 2014 07:03

SANEF protests censorship of parliament live feed
SANEF protests censorship of parliament live feed

The SA National Editors Forum (Sanef) has dispatched a letter to the spokesperson of Parliament, Luzuko Jacobs, protesting against the soft censorship that is creeping into the broadcasting of proceedings...

17 Nov 2014 09:56

State awaits investigation on Sars spying and brothel allegations
State awaits investigation on Sars spying and brothel allegations

Government yesterday remained mum on a further raft of serious allegations against the South African Revenue Service (Sars) including the running of a brothel published in the weekend press...

11 Nov 2014 08:13

Anton Harber
Space for independent, critical media is under siege

Senior journalist Tony Weaver faced a company disciplinary hearing because he questioned why the Cape Times cut an advertiser's logo out of a photograph of a shooting in a supermarket...

By Anton Harber 7 Nov 2014 06:04

ANC wants 'total control' of media, says mogul
ANC wants 'total control' of media, says mogul

The South African press is facing huge pressure from the ruling ANC, which wants "total control" of the media, says the chairman of the continent's largest media company...

6 Nov 2014 06:43

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014 11:06

Motsoeneng challenges suspension ruling
Motsoeneng challenges suspension ruling

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has initiated a legal process to stall a court's order to suspend him.

30 Oct 2014 07:19

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

President Zuma calls emergency meeting on Lesotho
President Zuma calls emergency meeting on Lesotho

PRETORIA: The political situation in Lesotho will come under the spotlight again when the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional leaders gather for an emergency meeting in Pretoria this afternoon, 15 September.

15 Sep 2014 11:53

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

Will broadcasting history repeat itself?
Will broadcasting history repeat itself?

Thinking of the Snuki Zikalala example: If Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds President Jacob Zuma, can he, given his apparently sincere convictions about media and broadcast freedom, retain Hlaudi Motsoeneng at the SABC?

By Ed Herbst 3 Sep 2014 09:13

Born Frees positive about SA despite socio-economic challenges - TNS South Africa
Born Frees positive about SA despite socio-economic challenges

With various opinions existing around the importance of the Born Free generation's vote, market research company TNS's Metro OmniChek survey sought to shed some light on their socio-political behaviour and perceptions.

Issued by TNS South Africa 2 Sep 2014 10:20

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament
Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she has asked Members of Parliament belonging to opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to give reasons why they should not be suspended for disrupting the National Assembly last week.

27 Aug 2014 06:57

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