Sanef: Govt hasn't signed Mandela protocol

2012-12-15 14:51

Government's failure to sign off on a protocol for reporting on former president Nelson Mandela's health is short sighted, the SA National Editors' Forum 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.

Mantashe has mixed feelings on media

2012-05-21 22:34

The ANC has welcomed the recent report of the Press Freedom Commission, saying real progress had been made, but also rebuked some reporters for being lazy.

Mixed response to info bill news

2012-05-11 12:48

The ANC's proposed amendments to the protection of state information bill appear to be a step in the right direction, but will be studied carefully, says the SA National Editors' Forum.

ANC: Tribunal best way to regulate media

2012-01-31 13:25

The ANC has told the Press Freedom Commission that an independent media appeals tribunal is the most effective way to regulate the print media, and that it is not "anti-media".

Info bill: ANC, media to 'keep talking'

2011-12-06 15:22

The ANC says a meeting with Sanef over the protection of state information bill allowed parties to listen to each other "beyond the noise that has been created in the media".

Editors 'broken' at passing of bill

2011-11-22 16:30

Editors are "broken inside" after the National Assembly approved the controversial protection of state information bill, Sanef chairperson Mondli Makhanya says.

Black editors failing, Manyi claims

2011-09-23 22:29

Government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi has accused black newspaper editors of failing to bring about diversity in print media content.

Sowetan: Sorry, Ferial and all

2011-08-04 09:00

The Sowetan newspaper has published an apology to City Press editor Ferial Haffajee for a controversial column by former columnist Eric Miyeni.

Eric Miyeni calls for Mondli Makhanya's head

2011-08-03 18:34

Axed Sowetan columnist Eric Miyeni has called on Avusa Limited to fire its editor in chief Mondli Makhanya.

Last respects paid to Hammerl

2011-07-02 14:00

Family and friends attending the memorial service of slain South African photographer Anton Hammerl gathered under bare winter trees in Parktown North, Johannesburg on Saturday.

Sanef to hold urgent talks over Manyi

2011-06-21 14:06

The SA National Editors Forum will hold an urgent meeting to discuss what it sees as the "deteriorating relations" between itself and government communications head Jimmy Manyi.

Sanef against registering journalists

2011-02-16 14:44

The SA National Editors' Forum has objected to a call to have the profession legally defined so members can be exempted from the provisions of the protection of personal information bill.

Sowetan editor 'suspended'

2011-02-02 11:35

Sowetan editor Bongani Keswa has been "placed on special leave", Avusa Media has announced.

Govt, Sanef to meet

2010-10-14 09:03

The SA National Editors' Forum and a government delegation led by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe are to meet at the weekend.

Sanef: ANC likens media to bin Laden

2010-08-17 12:22

The SA National Editors’ Forum says it is willing to talk about improving media self-regulation but does not appreciate the ANC treating it like “Osama bin Laden”.

Sanef wants decent talk with ANC

2010-07-30 12:45

The SA National Editors' Forum will request a meeting with the ANC to have a "decent conversation" about media freedom, Mondli Makhanya says.


Farmworkers force govt's hand on wages

2012-11-14 22:19

Western Cape farmworkers have forced the government's hand by agreeing to suspend their protests on the condition that their R70 a day minimum wage be renegotiated.

Former Sowetan editor dies

2012-07-02 13:20

Former Sowetan editor-in-chief Bongani Keswa has died of cancer, a report has stated.

Press freedom report 'cleverly worded'

2012-05-18 20:41

The report of the press freedom commission on media regulation is "cleverly worded", says a media expert.

David Bullard lays charges over axing

2012-04-13 10:42

Columnist David Bullard has reportedly laid criminal charges against the former editor of the Sunday Times, Mondli Makhanya, alleging a fraudulent document was used at a hearing over his dismissal.

Protector asked to probe Cwele

2011-12-13 22:44

Statements that no country has a public interest defence, and that those proposing one are foreign agents, are to be investigated by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

It's not over, Zille warns on info bill

2011-11-22 22:34

Vociferous protests in and outside Parliament have failed to stop MPs from voting in favour of the protection of state information bill, but Helen Zille has warned that "it is not over".

Another 'Black Wednesday' unlikely - Sanef

2011-10-19 19:01

It is unlikely the media will ever be gagged again as it was by the apartheid regime, Sanef chairperson Mondli Makhanya says.

Haffajee has integrity, Miyeni says

2011-08-05 22:32

City Press editor Ferial Haffajee has integrity, columnist Eric Miyeni says, days after calling her a "black snake in the grass".

Sowetan editor takes fall for Miyeni column

2011-08-03 22:32

The Sowetan's acting editor has taken full responsibility for Eric Miyeni's column and has resigned, "accepting the consequences of this lapse in the paper's judgment".

Miyeni considering suing over sacking

2011-08-02 15:36

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".

Media points finger firmly at Manyi

2011-06-21 22:39

Government communications head Jimmy Manyi is to blame for rapidly deteriorating relations between the media and the state, Sanef chairperson Mondli Makhanya says.

Bullard vows to appeal court ruling

2011-06-01 20:01

Writer David Bullard has vowed to appeal a ruling in favour of the Sunday Times, which fired him for an allegedly racist column four years ago.

Sowetan editor leaves

2011-02-13 17:03

The Sowetan's editor Bongani Keswa will "part ways" with Avusa Media, the company says.

Make Mokoetle settlement public - editors

2011-01-20 19:37

The public has a right to know the details of the financial settlement bestowed on embattled former SABC CEO Solly Mokoetle, says the SA National Editors' Forum.

Sanef in 'tense' talks with ANC

2010-09-09 14:45

The SA National Editors' Forum has held talks with the ANC about the proposed Media Appeals Tribunal, but says it's "not a done deal".

Sanef takes up media fight

2010-08-04 12:02

The SA National Editors’ Forum has formed a plan of action to fight attempts by the ANC to regulate the media.

Sunday Times stands by Duarte story

2010-02-28 19:06

The Sunday Times stands by its story that Jessie Duarte intends to resign from her presidency position as chief operations officer, the newspaper says.

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