SA media in firing line for xenophobia coverage

2015-04-24 21:02

Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu has launched a scathing attack on local media houses for the way they covered the recent violent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals across the country.

Ton Vosloo: From morse code to multimedia big league

2015-04-24 05:00

Outgoing Naspers chair Ton Vosloo takes us through his 60-year journey at the multimedia giant.

Sanef condemns continued harassment of journalists

2015-04-22 19:31

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega must instruct her officers not to harass journalists carrying out their duties in the field, Sanef says.

New York Times wins three Pulitzers

2015-04-21 10:31

The New York Times has won three prestigious Pulitzer Prizes and a St Louis newspaper took the breaking news photography award for its coverage of the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Vosloo steps down as Naspers chair

2015-04-20 18:21

Ton Vosloo has stepped down as the non-executive chairperson of Naspers.

Media challenges Parliament's broadcasting policy

2015-04-20 13:25

Media houses and other parties are asking the Western Cape High Court to find that a clause in Parliament's broadcasting policy is unconstitutional and invalid because it does not allow the public to view all activities on the floor.

Blade Nzimande pumps R2m into New Age

2015-04-16 20:08

In the latest revelation on advertising spend into The New Age, the higher education and training department says it has spent over R2m on adverts in the newspaper.

Rights violation charge laid against Zulu king

2015-04-15 22:21

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini faces another charge of hate speech and violating human rights - this time by the Western Cape organiser of the SA National Defence Union.

SABC apologises to EFF spokesperson

2015-04-15 16:29

The SABC has apologised to EFF spokesperson Mbuyeseni Ndlozi for the "unprofessional" treatment he received from host Eben Jansen during a question and answer session a week ago.

South Korea lifts travel ban on Japanese journalists

2015-04-14 08:58

South Korea has lifted a travel ban on a Japanese journalist on trial for a charge of defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, a prosecution official say, removing what has been an irritant in bilateral relations.


SABC expects Motsoeneng back at work

2015-04-24 15:59

SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago has told News24 he expects to see Hlaudi Motsoeneng back at work, despite the Western Cape High Court upholding its ruling that the SABC COO be suspended.

SABC to appeal Motsoeneng ruling

2015-04-23 16:47

The SABC will lodge "an immediate appeal" against the ruling that SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended for 60 days, pending the outcome of a disciplinary hearing.

Pulitzer-winner into PR now

2015-04-21 20:07

A Pulitzer prize honouring his work as a journalist has come a bit too late for Rob Kuznia, who had to quit the profession because it didn't pay enough.

Alexandra stabbing pic an appalling sight - Zuma

2015-04-20 18:44

President Jacob Zuma says a picture of a Mozambican national being stabbed to death in Alexandra, published on the front page of the Sunday Times is an appalling sight.

Parliament is not the Jerry Springer show - lawyer

2015-04-20 16:26

Disorder in Parliament should not be broadcast to the public because it is the antithesis of parliamentary business, lawyer tells court.

Justice, NPA’s R1.5m on New Age shows 'cost control'

2015-04-20 11:30

The justice minister says his department has spent R1.5m on advertising in The New Age, taking total spend by six government departments to R8.2m.

Obama, Kanye, pope make Time 100 most influential

2015-04-16 16:45

US President Barack Obama, rapper Kanye West, reality star Kim Kardashian and French far-right leader Marine Le Pen are among those named 100 most influential people by Time magazine this year.


Recently retired as a director at New Media Publishing which she co-founded, Irna van Zyl joined us in studio to look back at her astounding 30-year career in the media.

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Bigger picture on Naspers, Tencent moves

2015-04-14 16:07

Analysts place the performance of the Naspers share price in the broader context of its exposure to the rand and Chinese internet giant Tencent.

Tencent has biggest drop in almost a year

2015-04-14 08:19

Tencent Holdings has slumped for the first time in 10 days after billionaire chair Ma Huateng cut his stake in the Chinese internet giant.

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