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DA: 1 SABC: 0

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance wins; the SABC pulled the party's "Ayisafani" TV advert and five radio advertisements off the air last week and Icasa's Complaints and Compliance Committee, has ruled in the DA's favour, reports the SABC. Mail & Guardian reports Hlaudi "Matric? What matric?" Motsoeneng, the SABC's acting COO, has been told to back off by senior journalists, and the corporation's political bias will backfire.

17 Apr 2014 07:29

5FM swipes rival's deejays

The defection of four YFM presenters to 5FM in the past week has led to some listeners wondering if 5FM will "turn into another YFM" or if "YFM has become the Arsenal FC of radio".

14 Apr 2014 11:33

SABC's DA ad ban backfires

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

SA radio's 'Oscar' winners announced

Proof of the extent to which the MTN Radio Awards has grown in stature in just five short years was the more than 1,000 industry stalwarts and young guns in attendance at this year's award's ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

By Luise Allemann 14 Apr 2014 07:11

SAARF AMPS December 2013 Topline results

SAARF AMPS Dec 13 is the picture of stability, with few significant changes coming through in the data.

11 Apr 2014 10:47

Gareth Cliff to start new show, including WeChat streaming

Gareth Cliff is set to make a return to broadcasting, but he won't be on radio, or TV for that matter. Instead, it appears that Cliff, who recently left terrestrial radio station 5FM after 10 years, will make his return on WeChat.

10 Apr 2014 07:12

Close shaves for 5FM's shock jocks

For the past 16 years, 5FM's breakfast slot has been dominated by only two men: Mark Gillman and Gareth Cliff.

3 Apr 2014 10:05

Where's our sense of humour gone?

Last Sunday I woke up full of the joys of spring, but by the time I had finished reading the Sunday Times I couldn't make up my mind whether to go back to bed with a bottle of whisky, or wander out into the street and throw myself in front of a minibus.

By Chris Moerdyk 2 Apr 2014 06:52

YFM announces new lineup today

Effective today, 1 April 2014, 99.2 YFM announced its new line-up with brand new breakfast and afternoon drive shows for the 2014-2015 programming year.

1 Apr 2014 09:10

SABC and the Shell House Massacre anniversary

'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

No Warras... he's got another job

As YFM closed the door on DJ Warras, 5FM opened it for him, but YFM's DJ Voster also got the chop.

31 Mar 2014 10:51

Gareth Cliff quits 5FM

5FM has just announced that, after 10 years on air, Gareth Cliff will be leaving the station at the end of March 2014 - today.

31 Mar 2014 07:18

SABC silences church and other voices

'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