Dasnois papers: Survé made rants and threats

2015-01-28 16:59

Former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois has revealed details of Iqbal Survé’s “rants and threats” at her disciplinary hearing last year.

Independent rejects Du Preez's reasons for leaving

2015-01-15 19:39

Independent Newspapers says it did not agree with Max du Preez's reasons for resigning as the organisation's columnist.

Du Preez's piece racist - presidency

2014-12-30 22:26

The presidency has called an opinion piece by columnist Max du Preez about President Jacob Zuma racist and mind-boggling.

Ex-Cape Times editor files papers in court

2014-09-27 07:00

Former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois has filed papers in the Labour Court following her dismissal.

Newspapers go head-to-head in war of words

2014-07-23 17:31

Independent Newspapers' group executive editor Karima Brown has accused Mail & Guardian owner Trevor Ncube of telling an "odd bare-faced lie".

We do not choose Nakasa winners - Sanef

2014-07-17 18:11

The SA National Editors' Forum says it does not choose the winners of the Nat Nakasa award for courageous journalism, recently won by former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois.

Editor's resignation amicable, mutual

2014-06-30 20:13

The resignation of The Star newspaper's editor Makhudu Sefara was amicable and mutually agreed upon, Independent Newspapers says.

Journalist fired over political ambitions

2014-04-01 12:55

A senior Business Report journalist has been fired for seeking political office with the Democratic Alliance, Independent Newspapers says.

Press Ombudsman dismisses minister's complaint

2014-03-03 21:19

A complaint by Correctional Services Minister Sibusisu Ndebele against three Independent Newspapers titles has been dismissed, the Press Ombudsman says.

Man goes to court over free maize meal

2014-02-13 15:08

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a complaint from a man who complained that he did not receive a free packet of maize meal as advertised in the newspaper.

Journalist suspended over political ambitions

2014-01-24 15:39

Senior journalist Donwald Pressly has been suspended for allegedly applying to be on a political party's list of parliamentary candidates for the general election, Independent Newspapers says.

Chance for more pay talks - Independent

2013-11-05 19:45

There is an opportunity for more pay talks between Sekunjalo Independent Media and three trade unions, says Independent Newspapers CEO Tony Howard.

IOL hit by cyber attack - report

2013-06-12 12:21

A news organisation has apparently been attacked in a hack attack, reports have said.

Media heads to ConCourt over Refugee Act

2013-05-13 20:26

Argument on sections of the law on the confidentiality of asylum applications, will be heard in the Constitutional Court.

Newspapers are struggling - Caxton

2013-04-25 17:36

Newspapers are battling to generate profits because the industry is exchanging rands for internet cents, Parliament has heard.

Cape Town paper seeks to halt warrant

2013-03-28 13:18

The Daily Voice newspaper has launched an urgent application in the Western Cape High Court to have a search warrant suspended.

Media bosses appeal to Mogoeng

2013-01-09 09:53

Three large media groups have appealed to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng for permission to attend the Refugees Appeal Board hearing regarding the future status of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir.

Newspaper hopes to retain journalist

2012-12-18 16:02

Following the resignation of an Independent Newspapers political editor, the company is trying to “get to the bottom” of what had happened.

Independent bosses sue Noseweek

2012-08-08 10:06

Independent Newspapers is suing the investigative magazine, Noseweek, for publishing an article accusing the company of kickbacks and money laundering, says a report.

Multi-billion rand bid for Independent

2012-08-07 11:29

The Sekunjalo Consortium has reportedly made a multi-billion rand bid to buy Independent Newspapers.

Independent confirms sale rumours

2012-07-19 08:55

Irish publishing group Independent News & Media has confirmed it is looking at a possible sale of its SA arm following unsolicited expressions of interest in the unit.

Politically-connected bid for Independent

2012-07-12 07:46

The sale of SA's largest newspaper group Independent News and Media has ignited a flurry of speculation about politically-connected potential buyers.

Independent: Noseweek article misleading

2012-06-29 08:30

Claims by investigative magazine Noseweek of kickbacks and money laundering in a deal between Independent Newspapers and Auction Alliance are misleading, the group says.

ANC queries judge over bribe report

2012-02-08 13:49

The ANC has accused a Western Cape High Court judge of depriving it of the right to appeal against a judgement he made on access to a report the party compiled.

Shivambu sued for 'drunkard' comment

2011-11-02 09:10

ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu has appeared in the high court in Johannesburg for allegedly calling a journalist a drunkard.


Zille challenges Survé on political independence

2015-01-19 06:26

DA leader Helen Zille has written an open letter to Independent Newspapers executive chairperson Iqbal Survé, questioning the group’s independence.

Max du Preez quits as Independent columnist

2015-01-15 13:49

Veteran journalist Max du Preez has quit as a columnist for Independent Newspapers after the group apologised for an opinion piece in which he criticised President Jacob Zuma.

Media barred from Nkandla hearings

2014-11-19 17:42

The media has been barred from the disciplinary hearings of two public works officials in relation to spending on Nkandla, the Public Servants Association says.

Indy, M&G spat continues

2014-07-24 21:15

Independent Newspapers has accused Mail & Guardian owner Trevor Ncube's of seeking a public spat because he had failed to acquire a portion of it.

M&G owner weighs in on Indy attacks

2014-07-22 21:22

Mail & Guardian owner Trevor Ncube has weighed in on what he called "attacks" from Independent Newspapers.

Dasnois portrayal inaccurate - Independent

2014-07-09 21:07

The way the Open Democracy Advice Centre portrayed the dismissal of former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois is misleading, Independent Newspapers says.

Journalist to appeal dismissal over DA MP application

2014-04-01 19:25

Business Report senior journalist Donwald Pressly will appeal his dismissal by Independent Newspapers for seeking political office with the DA.

ANC wants retraction for Zuma, God article

2014-03-27 16:22

The Northern Cape ANC has disputed an article about President Jacob Zuma and God published by the Diamond Fields Advertiser and The Star, and has called for a retraction.

Ex-Sunday Independent editor joins M&G

2014-02-19 11:30

Former Sunday Independent editor Moshoeshoe Monare will join the Mail & Guardian as deputy editor in March, according to the newspaper.

Sunday Independent editor resigns

2014-02-13 11:51

Sunday Independent editor Moshoeshoe Monare has resigned for personal reasons, according to a report.

Activists to protest editor's dismissal

2013-12-17 10:53

Activist group Right2Know will hold a picket outside Independent Newspapers’ offices in Cape Town’s CBD.

Ombudsman dismissed complaint against media group

2013-10-24 08:56

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a security company owners' complaint against Independent Newspapers, regarding two stories published in the Weekend Argus.

'Bogus Boys' take on SA media

2013-06-11 10:24

A group that put up bogus newspaper posters in Parkhurst and calling themselves the "Bogus Boys" is asking South Africans not to "believe what you read in the papers".

TMG: Don't over-regulate media

2013-04-26 20:12

The media industry is pushing for self-regulation, but believes over-regulation should be avoided, Times Media Group says.

'Pain' for printers in digital age

2013-04-25 15:07

The newspaper industry is struggling to survive as consumers migrate to digital news forms.

Survé outlines strategy for Independent

2013-02-24 13:18

It was a question that ­perplexed many: why spend R2bn on a group of newspapers that have lagged in recent years in digital transformation?

Star blames 'unsavoury' sources

2012-12-19 11:30

A report that ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa would decline his nomination was the result of "unsavoury" sources, the Star newspaper says, adding it has apologised to Ramaphosa.

Journalist quits over Ramaphosa article

2012-12-18 11:08

An Independent Newspapers political editor has resigned following a report that businessman Cyril Ramaphosa had refused a nomination to be ANC deputy president.

Independent staff want piece of the pie

2012-07-26 14:00

Staff at Independent Newspapers are establishing a workers' trust to acquire at least 25% of local operations, a trustee says.

INM confirms sale of SA unit mooted

2012-07-12 09:14

Independent News & Media, which owns the Cape Times and The Star, has confirmed that it appointed advisers to investigate the sale of the SA business.

Independent Newspapers sale on the cards

2012-07-11 10:28

Independent News & Media, the indebted Irish media group which owns the Cape Times and Pretoria News, is reportedly looking to sell off its South African business.

Newspaper group slams kickback claims

2012-06-28 09:26

Independent Newspapers says a story by investigative magazine Noseweek claiming it struck an underhanded deal with Auction Alliance is "scurrilous".

Ombudsman defers DA complaint

2011-12-08 12:27

The press ombudsman has distanced himself from a tiff between the DA and Independent Newspapers over an ANC centenary celebration feature.

Maharaj bemoans Zuma, Malema article

2011-09-13 21:13

The presidency has bemoaned a newspaper article that was based on an interview with President Jacob Zuma, saying it is "mischievous reporting and gives the completely wrong impression".

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