NEWSWATCH: Noluthando Gosa, who has resigned twice from the board previously, has made it a hat-trick, reports Mail & Guardian, and EWN reports the ANC is taking City Press to the ombudsman over one of the newspaper's reports.
By Rod Baker 12 Nov 2013 06:27
It's already firmly in the air - election fever. So what's new? Not much, there will still be the usual rhetoric, with politicians visiting downtrodden communities, giving out food, t-shirts, and promises of a better life for all.
By Marion Scher 30 Oct 2013 06:17
President Jacob Zuma appointed a new SABC board of directors two weeks ago. Veteran SABC reporter Ed Herbst, in the second part of his essay (see part one here, looks at the history of board interference and political control of the SABC.
By Ed Herbst 14 Oct 2013 07:17
The rules governing executive appointments at the SABC are headed down the road of more government control rather than much-needed independence.
10 Jun 2013 11:00
NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Dina Pule has blamed soccer legend Jomo Sono for what she alleges is a 'smear campaign' against her, reports City Press; meanwhile Stephen Grootes, writing for BD Live, suggests Pule might have reason to fear Zuma's next press conference. Mail & Guardian reports on the ANC's reaction to the DA's call for a redo on last week's POIB vote, and on IOL, Murray Williams asks whether porn is worse than many other industries?
By Rod Baker 29 Apr 2013 08:14
NEWSWATCH: As expected, MPs have adopted the Protection of State Information Bill report, reports Mail & Guardian, and in BD Live, Allister Sparks recounts how the late Mervyn Rees helped change the course of SA history - by doing exactly what many critics of the POIB believe the bill is designed to stamp out.
By Rod Baker 24 Apr 2013 06:41
NEWSWATCH: While the ANC has accepted the contentious Protection of State Information Bill (POIB), opposition parties are still not happy, reports The New Age.
By Rod Baker 23 Apr 2013 06:09
NEWSWATCH: Talk Radio 702 has axed Shaka Sisulu after he was appointed to the national task team of the ANCYL, reports Mail & Guardian, and recent actions by Icasa indicate incompetence in the organisation, reports BD Live.
By Rod Baker 15 Apr 2013 06:20
"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013 09:03
The Gauteng province's advertising boards in the ANC colours is a threat to the country's democracy, the FF Plus said on Wednesday.
28 Nov 2013 09:47
Fire, passion and a dose of good old-fashioned political head-banging. That's what's in store for delegates at the 2014 edition of the Tomorrow's Leaders Convention.
Issued by Cape Media 7 Nov 2013 11:37
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has set a target of getting two million new registrations by the time the voters' roll closes before next year's general elections.
7 Nov 2013 07:41
The Western Cape ANC has launched a cellphone application to communicate with the province's youth ahead of next year's elections, The Cape Argus has reported.
23 May 2013 06:49
Human Rights Day has come again and gone, and got me thinking: If aliens ever came to Earth, who would we choose to meet them? Who would be the best representative of humanity - and of all life on Earth.
By Gavin Mills 30 Mar 2013 09:42
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