NEWSWATCH: Independent head Iqbal Survé says the group's editorial staff are assured of their editorial freedom, and need have no fear when writing about any company within the Sekunjalo Group, reports Mail & Guardian, which also reports the government has admitted - shock and horror - to making a mistake.
By Rod Baker 13 Dec 2013 07:11
The SABC has informed the advertising industry that it will not accept "inappropriate" adverts during the period of mourning for deceased former president Nelson Mandela.
By Linda Ensor 13 Dec 2013 06:45
NEWSWATCH: The interpreter for the deaf at the memorial service for Madiba is a fake, and produced gibberish, it is claimed, reports Singapore's Straits Times, and you won't hear Zuma being booed... well, not on the SABC, anyway, reports City Press.
By Rod Baker 12 Dec 2013 06:45
In honour of the passing of Tata Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the SABC will be running a schedule of special programming across its three television channels and its 18 radio stations until the day of his burial.
10 Dec 2013 09:58
The dti, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and South African Breweries (SAB) created the You Decide campaign programme in a successful public private partnership to reduce the amount of underage drinking.
9 Dec 2013 09:54
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is advising all international broadcasters to ensure that they have requisite radio frequency spectrum and type-approval licences, when covering the upcoming state funeral of former state president Nelson Mandela.
9 Dec 2013 08:17
NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She says she didn't, reports the SABC. Meanwhile, the final Nkandla report, warts and all, is due to be released in January, reports Sowetan Live, and Madonsela has hit back at her ANC critics (stopping short of labelling three of them liars), reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
The results of the Future Proofing Survey (FPS) project have been released. This was undertaken by the task team of Jos Kuper and Lauren Shapiro of Kuper Research, Peter McKenzie and Clive Corder, who were commissioned by industry through SAARF (South African Audience Research Foundation) to look into the best way forward for South African media audience measurement.
4 Dec 2013 08:16
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
South African TV operator TopTV is set to relaunch as StarSat, backed by China-based StarTimes, and has set itself a target of adding 700,000 customers a year, building on its existing base of 100,000 homes, according to local reports.
4 Nov 2013 09:18
South Africa's only independent free-to-air commercial television channel, will launch four new channels on Tuesday, 15 October, at 5pm.
Issued by e.tv 15 Oct 2013 10:24
There's nothing as unseemly as a pack of hacks competing for angles and quotes on a tragic story and last week many people - including some journalists I know - were offended by the gang of reporters camped out at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg while former president Nelson Mandela fought off a respiratory infection.
By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 1 Feb 2011 13:08
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