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Tributes pour in for Langa

2013-07-24 18:37

Former chief justice Pius Langa played a crucial role in laying the foundation for South Africa's democracy, former state president FW de Klerk says.

Tributes pour in for 'Sharp Sharp' Mbuli

2013-05-19 16:06
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President Jacob Zuma, political parties and the broadcasting community have paid tribute to SABC television and radio presenter Vuyo Mbuli.

Pistorius pictures a mistake - Sanef

2013-02-16 19:03
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Publishing photos of Oscar Pistorius crying during his court appearance was a mistake as this contravened a court order, the SA National Editors Forum says.

SCA dismisses appeal against M&G

2012-11-22 21:16

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed facility management company Bosasa's leave to appeal against a ruling that protects news sources.

Motlanthe: Media, govt need mutual respect

2012-10-20 08:00

The government and media need to respect each other's roles if they are to address South Africa's problems, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says.

SA must understand legacy - Dawes

2012-08-14 10:16

Reactions to the controversial Spear painting of President Jacob Zuma has showed South Africa has a legacy its citizens must understand better, Nic Dawes, editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian says.

Storm over Zapiro's Zuma penis cartoon

2012-07-06 14:53
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Cartoonist Zapiro has social networks abuzz with his latest cartoon which depicts President Jacob Zuma as a "big penis".

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.

Credibility crisis for media: Vick

2012-03-28 14:48

The media faces a credibility crisis if ethics are not discussed, says spin doctor Chris Vick.

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".

Hawks to investigate Mail & Guardian

2011-11-22 21:06

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj's criminal charges against the Mail & Guardian newspaper are to be investigated by the Hawks, police say.

Sanef demands NPA release Maharaj record

2011-11-21 15:32

The SA National Editors' Forum says it supports the Mail & Guardian's bid to get permission to publish information allegedly showing that Mac Maharaj and his wife received kickbacks.

Mail & Guardian explains censorship

2011-11-18 09:58

The Mail & Guardian newspaper hit the streets with a big "Censored" headline over its front page story on Friday. Follow the Twitter timeline of Editor Nic Dawes for an explanation.

Mail & Guardian 'censored' - editor

2011-11-17 20:49

The Mail & Guardian newspaper is expected to hit the streets with a big "Censored" headline over its front page story.

Info bill unsafe for democracy - Sanef

2011-09-16 22:35

The protection of state information bill remains unsafe for democracy, despite important improvements, the SA National Editors' Forum says.

M&G suspends intern for hate speech

2011-06-17 08:47
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The Mail & Guardian has suspended an intern for posting an anti-Semitic comment on Facebook, the newspaper has reported.

M&G corruption claims 'outrageous'

2010-11-04 14:01

Claims by businessman Robert Gumede that an M&G reporter was corrupt are "outrageous" and "appalling", says Noseweek editor Martin Welz.

Media crackdown 'about control'

2010-09-22 08:01

The government's proposed media crackdown should be seen in the context of its own crisis of legitimacy, says Mail and Guardian editor Nic Dawes.

M&G 'regrets' cartoon offence

2010-05-27 07:08

Mail & Guardian editor, Nic Dawes, says the newspaper regrets the offence caused by a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Journos' treatment 'disturbing'

2010-03-18 20:10

The treatment of journalists who were manhandled by President Jacob Zuma's bodyguards at his Johannesburg home is disturbing, says the Mail & Guardian.

SABC lays complaint against M&G

2009-05-28 18:12

The SABC has laid a complaint of theft against the Mail and Guardian after the newspaper posted a twice-suspended documentary on its website.

 

M&G welcomes new editor

2013-07-22 16:06

Angela Quintal has been appointed editor of the Mail & Guardian newspaper, it has reported, while Chris Roper takes up the position of editor-in-chief.

Mail & Guardian editor resigns

2013-05-17 10:22

Mail & Guardian editor-in-chief Nic Dawes has resigned after more than four years in the position, the newspaper has announced.

Editors: The problem with good news...

2012-11-23 22:08

Though most newspapers report on good news, it is often difficult to do or hard for readers to notice, say Ferial Haffajee and Nic Dawes.

Govt commit to keep media informed

2012-10-20 22:06

Government will make information readily available so that the media can inform the public and empower them to hold it accountable, it says.

Court rules on protecting media sources

2012-08-24 10:12

Facility management company Bosasa has been denied leave to appeal a judgment that allowed the Mail&Guardian the right to protect its sources.

M&G broke the law: Maharaj

2012-08-03 14:24

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj insists the Mail & Guardian broke the law by running an article on his testimony in an arms deal probe.

Sisulu didn't cry, spokesperson says

2012-06-14 16:21

An online article claiming Lindiwe Sisulu cried upon learning she would no longer be defence minister was a "fabrication", her spokesperson says.

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.

ANC to speak at press freedom hearings

2012-01-31 10:27

Several political parties, including the ANC, are scheduled to make representations to the Press Freedom Commission.

Zim election report won't be released yet

2011-11-29 12:22

The Constitutional Court has sent a Mail & Guardian application for a secret report on the 2003 Zimbabwe elections back to the North Gauteng High Court for further determination.

Editors 'broken' at passing of bill

2011-11-22 16:30
122 comments

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

Maharaj lays charges against M&G

2011-11-19 16:19
94 comments

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj's attorneys have laid charges against the Mail & Guardian newspaper and two of its journalists.

M&G obtained documents unlawfully - Maharaj

2011-11-18 07:21

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj says the Mail & Guardian obtained documents relating to a reported interview he had with the NPA unlawfully, which led to the paper being "censored".

Info bill will put 'firms at a disadvantage'

2011-09-19 16:09

Security legislation, such as the protection of information bill, could see businesses placed at a disadvantage should they come into competition with a state-owned enterprise, says Mail & Guardian editor Nic Dawes.

Info bill - court challenge expected

2011-09-02 22:36

Lawmakers have finalised the protection of information bill, but failed to safeguard disclosure of state secrets where this would serve the public interest, making a constitutional review all but certain.

Paper, Zapiro stand by Zuma cartoon

2011-06-13 14:21
245 comments

The Mail and Guardian says it stands by the publication of Zapiro's latest controversial cartoon which the ANC says "is in bad taste and undermines the dignity of President Jacob Zuma".

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.

Zapiro to respond by cartoon

2010-05-27 12:08

Cartoonist Zapiro is to respond to the offence caused by his depiction of the Prophet Muhammad in a new cartoon.

M&G defends Muhammad cartoon

2010-05-21 14:13

The Mail & Guardian has received a flood of angry calls after publishing a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, but has defended the cartoon.

Journos held outside Zuma's house

2010-03-18 10:41

Security guards have held a photographer and a cub reporter in their car after they tried to take photographs of President Jacob Zuma's house in Forest Town, Johannesburg.

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