Independent News and Media chairman Dr Iqbal Survé has dismissed Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois with immediate effect‚ raising fresh questions around the independence of the group's print titles.
By Paul Vecchiatto 9 Dec 2013 14:03
The South African National Editors' Forum says it is shocked and concerned at the sudden removal from office of the editor of the Cape Times, Alide Dasnois, and the offer of redeployment elsewhere in the newspaper group.
9 Dec 2013 11:03
Responding to the criminal charges laid against the Sunday Times, its editor Phylicia Oppelt and journalist Bobby Jordan by Sekunjalo Investments, the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has strongly condemned the decision and urges Sekunjalo and its executive chairperson, Dr Iqbal Survé, to reconsider its decision.
9 Dec 2013 09:03
NEWSWATCH: Cape Times' editor Alide Dasnois has been fired, reports Mail & Guardian. Dasnois' removal appears to coincide with the publication of an article on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's finding on fisheries minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 9 Dec 2013 08:00
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 editor of the Informer community newspaper in the Eastern Cape did not appear in court on trespassing charges as he was scheduled to do yesterday.
4 Dec 2013 09:22
The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed its concern at an alleged attempt to harass and intimidate a community newspaper editor.
3 Dec 2013 07:08
The Loeries has released its Official Rankings for 2013, providing a transparent overview of the awards as well as helping to promote creativity and innovation as primary business tools in the brand communication arena.
20 Nov 2013 07:38
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
What in the world is going on at the Sowetan? Does the paper even know itself?
By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 17 Aug 2011 12:00
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
ROOTS 2010, NAB and Caxton/CTP's urban retail and readership survey, has shown urban South Africa's top malls, measuring the destination choice of almost 5.5 million shopping decision-makers in SA's main towns and cities.
30 Nov 2010 10:05
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