Was the Mail & Guardian (M&G) justified last week in publishing the public protector's interim report into Nkandla? Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said it was a breach of the law, but I am less sure of this.
By Anton Harber 6 Dec 2013 08:48
NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She insists she didn't.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
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 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
"At present, we only know," George Orwell wrote in his great piece on censorship, "that the imagination, like certain wild animals, will not breed in captivity." Orwell was wrong.
By Anton Harber 29 Nov 2013 08:32
NEWSWATCH: Police apparently fear that reporters with machine guns hidden in their cameras could pose a risk to Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, reports Times Live, and Communications Minister Yunus Carrim says he has received the PP's report on the SABC, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 26 Nov 2013 09:19
NEWSWATCH: The government ministers' ban on taking or publishing pictures of Nkandla has prompted a storm of protest, reports EWN and the UK's Financial Times.
By Rod Baker 22 Nov 2013 08:14
The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) does not agree with the ministers of police and state security, who said yesterday that it was illegal to publish photographs of President Jacob Zuma's upgraded Nkandla home.
22 Nov 2013 07:17
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
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 Protection of Personal Information Bill is now an Act! It was signed on 19 November by President Zuma and published in the Government Gazette on 26 November 2013.
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