ARTICLES RELATING TO CITY PRESS

ANC to take City Press to ombudsman

2013-11-11 19:29
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The ANC will lay a complaint against the City Press with the Press Ombudsman, the party says.

City Press racism claims to be probed

2013-10-18 12:45
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An internal probe is being conducted into a dispute between City Press editor Ferial Haffajee and several journalists at the newspaper over racism allegations, City Press CEO Fergus Sampson says.

Haffajee draws the line on black racism

2013-10-17 14:44
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City Press editor Ferial Haffajee has become the focal point of a Twitter debate, after she posted a tweet condemning black racism.

Papers ordered to apologise to Pistorius

2013-08-24 14:34

The press ombudsman ordered Rapport and its sister publication City Press to publish an apology for causing unnecessary harm to paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

City Press SA's most influential paper

2013-06-12 11:41

Sunday newspaper City Press has replaced its top competitor the Sunday Times as the most influential media platform in South Africa.

Telkom paid R34m for ads

2013-02-10 10:14
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Telkom invested R34m in advertising in The New Age newspaper from December 2011 to November 2012, it has been reported.

SA must understand legacy - Dawes

2012-08-14 10:16

Reactions to the controversial Spear painting of President Jacob Zuma has showed South Africa has a legacy its citizens must understand better, Nic Dawes, editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian says.

ANC Youth League absent at art protest

2012-05-29 21:57
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The ANC Youth League was notably absent from the protest at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg.

City Press boycott called off

2012-05-29 13:53
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The boycott of the City Press newspaper has been called off and the Goodman Gallery has agreed to remove the painting The Spear from its website, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

The Spear not classified yet: FPB

2012-05-29 11:20

The Film and Publication Board has not made a classification on the controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma, says an official.

The Spear removal unfortunate: DA

2012-05-28 17:08

City Press's self-censorship by taking down an image showing genitals on an image of President Jacob Zuma is unfortunate, says the DA, adding that "this kind of self-censorship will stop our democracy in its tracks".

We want to restore calm - Haffajee

2012-05-28 08:55
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City Press editor Ferial Haffajee said the debate about Brett Murray's controversial image, The Spear, had become a clash and the newspaper wanted to be part of restoring calm.

ANC: Don't advertise with City Press

2012-05-25 12:04
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The ANC has taken their fight with the City Press further by asking South Africans not to advertise in the newspaper.

Zuma painting difficult to ban, says judge

2012-05-24 14:07
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President Jacob Zuma's bid to ban a painting in which his genitals are exposed has suffered a setback with the court saying it will not be easy to enforce.

ANC ready for art battle

2012-05-24 07:21
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The ANC says it's is ready for its High Court action against the Goodman Gallery and City Press over a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma's with exposed genitals.

Sunday Times is most quoted medium

2012-03-20 22:26

The Sunday Times is still the most quoted traditional medium in South Africa, for the sixth year in a row, according to research by Media Tenor South Africa.

Maharaj to meet with lawyer

2011-11-28 12:17

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj and his lawyer are to meet to decide on a course of action, after City Press republished portions of a closed interview with the Scorpions in 2003.

Miyeni and Haffajee face off in print

2011-08-07 15:54

Instead of a court face off, columnist Eric Miyeni and editor Ferial Haffajee have had their say in separate columns under the headline 'The black snake debate' in the City Press newspaper.

Sowetan: Sorry, Ferial and all

2011-08-04 09:00
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The Sowetan newspaper has published an apology to City Press editor Ferial Haffajee for a controversial column by former columnist Eric Miyeni.

Sanef expresses solidarity with Haffajee

2011-08-02 22:32

The SA National Editors' Forum on Tuesday expressed its "solidarity" with City Press editor Ferial Haffajee, who was called "an agent for white capitalists" by Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni.

Understanding Eric Miyeni

2011-08-02 13:40
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It’s hard being black. I understand where Eric Miyeni is coming from. It’s not something that people who are not of colour can understand, says Khaya Dlanga.

I believe what I wrote about Ferial Haffajee - Miyeni

2011-08-01 22:52
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"I believe what I wrote in the column," says former Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni after his controversial piece about City Press editor Ferial Haffajee caused outrage.

Miyeni surprised by reaction to Haffajee column

2011-08-01 18:40

The Sowetan columnist who's said in the 1980s City Press editor Ferial Haffajee would've probably been necklaced, says he's surprised about the reaction.

Rupert surprised by ANCYL attack

2011-07-27 15:27

Prominent businessman Johann Rupert says he is taken aback that the ANC allows its youth league to attack him.

ANCYL attacks Rupert family

2011-07-27 13:01

The ANC Youth Lleague has accused the Rupert family of having funded apartheid.

 

ANC outraged by article on Ramaphosa

2013-11-11 10:25
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The ANC says it is outraged by a newspaper article at the weekend which claimed that the party’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa received a cold welcome in Seshego, Limpopo.

Journalists accuse Haffajee of racism

2013-10-18 09:05
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A group of journalists at City Press newspaper are planning to lay criminal charges against editor Ferial Haffajee after they accused her of racism, according to reports.

Ministers' school choices 'a private matter'

2013-09-20 11:38
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The government has said that it is not a matter of public concern where the children of Cabinet ministers attend school.

Researchers: Media prefer own info

2013-06-12 22:46

The instances of media outlets quoting other media sources in stories has dropped drastically, according to media research institute Media Tenor.

Press Council can't probe Sunday Times

2013-05-28 08:31

The Press Council of SA says it cannot investigate a complaint of unethical conduct by Sunday Times reporters as this isn't covered by the Press Code.

Editors: The problem with good news...

2012-11-23 22:08

Though most newspapers report on good news, it is often difficult to do or hard for readers to notice, say Ferial Haffajee and Nic Dawes.

Gallery to remove The Spear from website

2012-05-30 10:56
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The settlement between the ANC and the Goodman Gallery did not include an agreement on removing the picture from their website, but the gallery director says the image will be taken down at some point.

Drop art court challenge: FXI

2012-05-29 20:20

The ANC should drop its court challenge to ban the controversial painting The Spear, says the Freedom of Expression Institute.

Board overstepping legal mandate - lawyer

2012-05-29 12:22

The Film and Publication Board has no legal jurisdiction to classify content published or broadcast by media outlets, says the lawyer representing City Press.

Too early to discuss sales - City Press

2012-05-29 07:45

It is too early to determine the sales of Sunday's edition of City Press after a boycott called by the SACP and the ANC, says Fikile Moya, the newspaper's deputy editor.

Spear controversy not over for ANC

2012-05-28 13:17
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The ANC has welcomed the removal of a controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma from City Press's website, but still wants an apology.

Haffajee: Newspaper will take down Spear

2012-05-28 08:38
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City Press editor, Ferial Haffajee, said that the newspaper would likely remove the image of The Spear from its website because the controversy had “taken an enormous toll on her and her staff”.

Malindi: Why I broke down in court

2012-05-24 16:10
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President Jacob Zuma’s advocate Gcina Malindi says his emotional breakdown in court “shouldn’t have happened”.

City Press disturbed by boycott call

2012-05-24 13:42
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City Press editor-in-chief Ferial Haffajee says she is "deeply disturbed" by the SACP's calls to boycott the newspaper over its coverage of the controversial artwork The Spear.

Zuma is no paragon of virtue: Haffajee

2012-05-18 15:43
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City Press editor Ferial Haffajee says South Africa is sexually aware and satirically sussed, with a president known for having many wives who has done more to impugn his own dignity than any artist ever could.

Maharaj charges City Press

2011-12-10 13:20

Mac Maharaj, President Jacob Zuma’s spindoctor, and his wife, Zarina, have used an obscure remnant of apartheid law to lay a criminal complaint against City Press and Media24 Investigations over efforts to reveal details of their alleged lies to state investigators.

ANC denies slating Mbete over party

2011-11-14 16:25

The ANC has taken issue with a news report that its chairperson Baleka Mbete has been slated for giving details about the cost of its centenary celebrations.

Miyeni column: Haffajee won't sue

2011-08-06 16:16

City Press editor-in-chief Ferial Haffajee will no longer take axed Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni to court.

Haffajee to seek counsel over column

2011-08-03 10:52
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City Press editor Ferial Haffajee says she will seek advice on what to do about columnist Eric Miyeni's description of her as a "black snake" who might have been necklaced during the apartheid era.

Miyeni considering suing over sacking

2011-08-02 15:36
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Columnist Eric Miyeni is considering taking legal action against his former bosses for sacking him over a column in which he called City Press editor Ferial Haffajee "an agent for white capitalists".

ANCYL demands meeting with Sowetan

2011-08-02 08:52
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The ANC Youth League has requested a meeting with the "rightwing" Sowetan newspaper to demand an explanation for firing columnist Eric Miyeni.

Sowetan cans controversial columnist

2011-08-01 19:09

The Sowetan has terminated Eric Miyeni’s column after a controversial piece about City Press editor Ferial Haffajee caused outrage.

City Press editor 'sows discord among blacks'

2011-08-01 14:28
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Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni has launched a scathing attack on City Press editor Ferial Haffajee, saying she is a “black snake in the grass, deployed by white capital to sow discord among blacks”.

ANCYL slams City Press over Malema story

2011-07-27 14:34
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The ANC Youth League says City Press journalists and its editor are "puppets" of "masters" bent on protecting ill-gotten wealth.

Malema 'secret fund': ANCYL to respond

2011-07-25 10:57
211 comments

The ANC Youth League will hold a press conference to respond to reports that its president Julius Malema has a trust fund to sponsor his "lavish lifestyle".

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