Herbst: A long history of persecuting SABC journalists – a case study

2016-07-22 07:46

This article forrmer TV journalist Ed Herbst looks at how employees are treated in news organisations whose senior executives are strongly aligned to the ANC.

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SABC anchor Ivor Price resigns

2016-07-20 07:45

SABC TV news anchor Ivor Price has resigned, saying he cannot remain silent any longer and slammed SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

The gloves are now off – lawyer for fired SABC journalists

2016-07-18 20:43

The lawyer for the four SABC journalists that have been fired says their battle with the broadcaster has now intensified.

You can question anyone, except Zuma - Hlaudi to SABC journalists

2016-07-18 11:45

SABC chief Hlaudi Motsoeneng allegedly told staff at a June workshop that they can question anyone in their elections coverage, except President Jacob Zuma, according to court papers.

‘You've got two choices: the door or the window’ – Jimi Matthews to SABC staff

2016-07-15 18:30

Former SABC acting CEO Jimi Matthews told eight reporters they could choose "the door or the window” if they disagreed with the broadcaster's new policies, according to court papers.

Herbst: Tammany Hall revisited? Hlaudi the Jester while Zuma holds the sword.

2016-07-15 06:33

A retired journalist says the SABC has gone back to the days of the Vorster era, moving from one extreme to another despite its mandate to represent all South Africans.

You defy Icasa ruling at your peril, Mantashe warns SABC

2016-07-12 13:00

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has warned the SABC not to ignore the Independent Communications Authority of SA’s ruling, because "if you defy the decision of [a Chapter 9] institution, you will learn hard".

Motsoeneng vows to rid SABC of disloyal staff

2016-07-11 22:31

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has vowed to 'deal with' any employee disloyal to the public broadcaster.

It is not a blanket ban, it’s a veil - SABC

2016-07-11 20:57

The SABC stands by its decision not to air footage of the destruction of property during violent protests and will not retract it, its management says.


Democracy will win, Motsoeneng will lose - Solidarity

2016-07-21 10:40

The case of four of the fired SABC journalists has a strong chance of success in the Labour Court in Johannesburg and will prove that the broadcaster's COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, can't hide from the law, trade union Solidarity says.

SABC's Matlala set for platinum handshake

2016-07-20 08:01

We live in a world where officials who try to do the right thing are more at risk of being suspended and fired than blessed wrongdoers, says Solly Moeng.

4 SABC journalists fired because they approached labour court - lawyer

2016-07-18 22:05

The lawyer of four of the SABC journalists who were suspended or faced disciplinary hearings says they have been fired possibly because they approached the Labour Court.

SABC treasurer put on leave after warning about going broke

2016-07-18 15:13

SABC treasurer and chief financial controller on "special leave" after they warned the SABC that it will be out of cash by November.

Hey Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng, listen up!

2016-07-18 07:39

Power really resides with the people and we must put our heads together to beat the pompous, the arrogant and the bullies, says Mandi Smallhorne.

SABC’s Hlaudi orders Muvhango move to VhaVhenda

2016-07-15 08:35

SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng has ordered Muvhango to move its production to Thohoyandou in Limpopo.

SACP should remember its place in alliance - CWU

2016-07-14 11:00

The Communication Workers Union criticised the SACP for joining protests against the public broadcaster and said it should remember its place in the alliance with the ANC and Cosatu.

Hlaudi will ignore Icasa ruling - Solidarity

2016-07-12 10:48

The trade union representing eight journalists who were either charged or suspended by the SABC expects COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng to ignore Icasa's ruling that the broadcaster remove its ban on broadcasting protests.

Suspensions must be stayed - union representing SABC journos

2016-07-11 20:57

Disciplinary proceedings against eight SABC journalists must be stayed immediately following Icasa’s ruling on Monday, their trade union said.

Protester interrupts SABC conference as Hlaudi rants about Icasa ruling

2016-07-11 19:33

Things went a bit “Twilight Zone” on Monday afternoon at Auckland Park when the SABC hastily called another press conference.

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