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
Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius' murder trial, currently underway, is a landmark case for the media. A groundbreaking court ruling makes it the first time in South African history a criminal trial will be broadcast live on TV, instantly streamed via audio apps, and live-tweeted to the world.
By Shamin Chibba 3 Mar 2014 08:55
In the days I used to defend Jacob Zuma, I often said we should not use education as an indicator of leadership potential. Well-meaning as I might have been, I now take that back.
By Xolela Mangcu 25 Feb 2014 09:44
The National Prosecuting Authority says it will not comment on Sunday reports that Oscar Pistorius surfed porn websites in the hours before he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, reports News24.com, while Times Live reports that browsing porn is a favourite South African pastime. And on the advertising front, MTN is considering legal action against Cell C, reports MyBroadband.
24 Feb 2014 07:00
Cell phone giant Vodacom has been found to be less then truthful after claiming in television adverts to have the "best network" and the "widest network coverage" in South Africa.
By Aarti Narsee 21 Feb 2014 13:12
Search engine optimisation is one of the best online marketing strategy methods which you can adopt for the success of your online business.
By Manas Kumar 20 Feb 2014 10:20
The Master of the High Court in Cape Town has authorised a warrant for the arrest of Anthony (Tony) Vaughan, director of Media Nova and various other publishing companies.
By Glenda Nevill 19 Feb 2014 10:05
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela released her report on the SABC yesterday. The report - 'When Governance and Ethics Fail' - paints a damning picture of abuse of power, mismanagement, waste and corruption, and outright dishonesty at the public broadcaster.
By Rod Baker 18 Feb 2014 07:38
Bizcommunity.com's eagerly anticipated 2014 Trends is now available for download as a PDF or in the form of a digital magazine.
17 Feb 2014 12:16
Marie Claire's Naked issue was launched on 12 February 2014 at Mondiall restaurant in Cape Town with 36 celebrities going nude in aid of The Lunchbox Fund, a NPO dedicated to providing a daily meal for orphaned or vulnerable schoolchildren in disadvantaged areas around South Africa. The issue goes on sale Monday, 17 February.
14 Feb 2014 09:06
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
SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is on a mission to rid the corporation of freelance presenters and staff members are walking on egg shells, according to insiders.
11 Feb 2014 08:39
"The senior management at the SABC couldn't even be bothered to do the numeracy test that was required for a proper skills assessment. The entire senior management of the SABC is in a dire, dire state." Marian Shinn, Parliament 4 February 2005
By Ed Herbst 10 Feb 2014 08:08
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