ARTICLES RELATING TO JOE THLOLOE

Info bill not end of media freedom - Thloloe

2013-10-16 14:38

There will still be space for press freedom even when the protection of state information bill becomes law, former press ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Press Council's system being 'abused'

2013-05-28 19:09

The communications department's "abuse" of the Press Council of South Africa's reader complaints system is concerning, the council says.

Regulations will 'make journalism stronger'

2012-10-03 20:35

Changes to the SA Press Code are intended to strengthen journalism in South African, Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Spike in complaints to Press Ombudsman

2012-07-28 14:35

The number of complaints lodged with the Press Ombudsman over newspaper reports increased by 95% during the last two years.

Media criticised over response to complaints

2012-03-13 21:11

The Press Ombudsman has lashed out at some media houses for ignoring complaints about published articles.

Press code addresses ANC's concerns

2011-10-10 16:46

The new press code has been tightened to root out irresponsible journalism, and addresses some of the concerns which led the ANC to propose a media appeals tribunal.

Press Council salutes Asmal

2011-06-25 07:25

The Press Council of SA has saluted politician Kader Asmal as a "true defender" of the Constitution.

ANCYL lambasts press ombudsman

2011-04-05 22:14

The ANCYL has called the press ombudsman "useless and toothless" and is accusing him of undermining democracy because of an incident involving Julius Malema.

Press Council hears of defamed teachers

2011-03-03 16:38

The Press Council has heard how four KwaZulu-Natal teachers were defamed by the media over allegations of sexual misconduct of which they were later cleared.

Press ombudsman clears backlog

2010-11-26 14:32

The office of the press ombudsman has cleared the backlog of complaints, despite the number of complaints increasing consistently over the last three years.

Ombudsman mostly rules against press

2010-09-19 18:43

Press ombudsman Joe Thloloe says 64% of complaints against the print media have been upheld so far this year.

Board must let SABC leaders do their jobs

2010-09-05 12:18

The list of ­leaders that the SABC has eaten up and spewed out continues, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Some Ombud rulings favour state

2010-08-03 14:50

The Press Ombudsman, who has been criticised by the ANC, has recently made several rulings in favour of state institutions.

 

Ombud to take on department's complaint

2013-06-03 20:30

The Press Ombudsman will investigate a complaint by the communications department against the Sunday Times, ombudsman Johan Retief says.

Media tribunal unlikely, says Thloloe

2013-02-06 15:54

It is unlikely that the ANC's proposed media appeals tribunal will go ahead, director in the Press Council Joe Thloloe says.

Award for Press Ombudsman

2012-07-29 20:01

Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe has received the Nat Nakasa Award for media integrity.

Ombud rules against Dexter in M&G complaint

2012-04-03 18:33

Former Congress of the People (Cope) spokesman Phillip Dexter on Tuesday lost a bid to have the Press Ombudsman rule against the Mail & Guardian newspaper.

Press code: No influence from ANC

2011-10-11 22:48

The press ombudsman's office has sought to allay perceptions that the ANC influenced amendments to the press code governing print media.

New press code released

2011-10-10 13:16

The press code governing print media has been tightened to root out ongoing irresponsible journalism, Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Press ombudsman to be honoured

2011-04-06 17:50

Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe will receive an honorary doctorate at the 2011 Rhodes University Graduation, the institution has confirmed.

Ombudsman rejects ANCYL request

2011-04-04 22:28

The Press Ombudsman has denied an ANC Youth League request for a probe into The Star and the Daily Sun newspapers' use of incorrect quotes attributed to Julius Malema.

South African voices missing - council

2011-03-01 14:20

It had been thought that more ordinary South Africans would talk to the Press Council of South Africa during its current series of public hearings, says Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe.

ANC irked by print media - ombudsman

2010-10-06 10:27

The ANC has got the print media in its sights because it is the one section of the media not under its control, press ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Sowetan ordered to print findings

2010-09-14 15:14

The Sowetan has been ordered to print the Press Ombudsman's findings about an article published in July on a DA member of Parliament.

Press council to review its constitution

2010-08-23 18:06

The Press Council of SA is to undertake a complete review of its constitution in the wake of criticisms which have emerged in debate over the ANC's planned Media Appeals Tribunal.

Ombud warns against media tribunal

2010-07-30 15:03

A media tribunal will be an "imposition" on media freedom, warns Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe.

 
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