'Weaponisation of social media' a threat to journalists - Sanef

2017-06-12 22:27

Social media platforms are being used by "nefarious forces" to bully, harass and threaten journalists, the SA National Editors Forum says.

Fake news poses threat to mainstream media - minister

2017-05-24 19:54

While the jury is still out on what exactly constitutes "fake news", the peddling of untruths is not a new phenomenon in South Africa, and the fourth estate needs to work harder than ever to prove its credibility, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says.

Call for Nat Nakasa Award entries

2017-05-15 17:14

The South African National Editors' Forum and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa have called for nominations for the 2017 Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity.

Sanef supports application to appeal Huff Post ruling

2017-05-03 20:59

The South African National Editors' Forum wants the Press Council’s highest adjudication body – the Appeals Panel – to clarify the parameters of freedom of expression in the Press Code of South Africa.

Sanef condemns ‘security crackdown’ at Parliament

2017-02-11 15:45

The South African National Editors Forum says it is deeply concerned by the security crackdown on the media during the State of the Nation Address this week.

Fake news peddlers can be traced - Hawks

2017-01-23 20:16

Fake news peddlers and Twitter impersonators can run with fake information, but they will not be able to hide, the Hawks have warned.

Sanef seeking urgent meeting with The Citizen over Motale's dismissal

2016-11-29 19:04

The South African National Editors' Forum is seeking an urgent meeting with The Citizen publisher Eureka Zandberg over the dismissal of its editor Steven Motale.

Media fights back as invasion of fake news intensifies

2016-11-14 16:30

The latest allegations that fake news shared on social media changed the way people voted in the US elections has placed the topic of the internet’s Achilles heel back in focus.

Editors' forum 'disappointed' at Independent Media's Press Council exit

2016-10-22 14:37

The South African National Editors’ Forum has expressed disappointment at the decision taken by Independent Media to withdraw from the activities of the Press Council of South Africa.

Sanef condemns attacks on journalists covering #FeesMustFall

2016-09-29 14:14

Sanef has expressed its outrage against attacks on journalists at the University of Johannesburg.


City Press investigator wins Nat Nakasa Award

2017-06-11 06:05

City Press investigative reporter Sipho Masondo won the prestigious Nat Nakasa Award for Media Integrity at the SA National Editors’ Forum annual general meeting in Durban last night.

WATCH: Sanef discusses fake news

Watch live as Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo joins Sanef for a round-table discussion on fake news.

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Sanef condemns attacks on journalists in Vuwani and Coligny

2017-05-08 20:12

The SA National Editors Forum has condemned the attacks on journalists in Vuwani and Coligny, saying freedom of the media and freedom of expression are enshrined in the Constitution.

No 'crackdown' on media during SONA - Mbete

2017-02-13 12:39

There is no way that Parliament would institute a crackdown on journalists, Speaker Baleka Mbete has said.

Parliament has broken our trust - PGA

2017-02-08 11:54

The storm surrounding the "restriction" of media during SONA has intensified after the Parliamentary Press Gallery Association and Sanef walked out of a meeting with Parliament officials.

Sanef applauds SABC 8 for courage during inquiry

2016-12-14 22:10

Sanef has applauded the courage of and commitment to ethical journalism the so-called SABC 8 journalists displayed by testifying before Parliament's ad-hoc committee.

ANC calls for accelerated establishment of media appeals tribunal

2016-11-23 18:40

The ANC is calling on Parliament to accelerate the implementation of the resolution for the establishment of a media appeals tribunal.

Sanef's coming of age

2016-10-27 11:30

Ours founders committed to be the voice of ethical journalism, defenders of media freedom and ridding the industry of all past discriminations, whether racial or gender, writes Sanef Chairperson Mahlatse Gallens.

Editors' forum mourns death of 'fearless' photographer Juda Ngwenya

2016-10-22 11:44

The South African National Editors' Forum has sent its condolences to the family of renowned photo-journalist Juda Ngwenya, who died recently.

Signal jamming in Parliament was unlawful, SCA rules

2016-09-29 11:39

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that the signal jamming during last year’s State of the Nation Address was unconstitutional and unlawful.

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