Judge delays decision on Van Breda trial livestream

2017-03-24 15:28

Judgment in an application by Media24 to livestream Henri van Breda's murder trial will be handed down shortly before his the case starts in the Cape Town High Court.

DA calls for full briefing on SABC finances

2017-03-20 15:00

The Democratic Alliance wants a briefing on the real state of the SABC's finances.

Parliament adopts SABC interim board names in 'unenviable task'

2017-03-15 18:52

Parliament has approved the five names recommended for SABC interim board positions, with MPs describing their task as "unenviable" and "overdue".

SOS, Media Monitoring Africa welcome Icasa ruling on SABC

2017-03-10 19:50

SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa have welcomed Icasa's ruling that the 2016 amendments to the SABC’s editorial policies are invalid.

Muthambi heading to court to contest SABC inquiry report

2017-03-10 13:00

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will go to court to contest Parliament's SABC inquiry report, the ministry has said.

'Slapped' Beaufort West reporter to lay charge against ANC councillor

2017-03-09 18:22

A Beaufort West journalist plans to lodge a criminal complaint with the police after an ANC councillor allegedly slapped her phone out of her hand after a fraught council meeting.

CNN: Politicians should oppose Trump's attack on media

2017-03-08 06:39

The president of CNN says it is "shocking" to watch the political establishment's silence regarding US President Donald Trump's attacks on the media.

Parliament adopts SABC inquiry report

2017-03-07 15:52

Parliament has formally adopted the final report of the ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of the SABC board.

Oliphant was trying to confuse Sassa issue - 702 station manager

2017-03-06 20:00

702 station manager Thabisile Mbete believes Department of Social Development spokesperson Lumka Oliphant was trying to complicate a discussion about Sassa when she refused to conduct an interview in English. 

Buffalo injures documentary-making couple in Okavango

2017-03-05 21:01

The award-winning South African documentary film making couple Dereck and Beverly Joubert were trampled by a buffalo over the weekend in the Okavango-delta in Botswana.


Media should be celebrated on #HumanRightsDay

2017-03-21 07:02

As we mark Human Rights Day, it is a time, especially now, to honour fearless and independent journalists, says Terry Bell.

News24 wins big at #Bookmarks2017

2017-03-16 22:47

News24 has won several awards at the annual Bookmark awards, including one for best online publisher in South Africa.

MPs recommend Kweyama as SABC interim board chair

2017-03-14 16:08

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has recommended Khanyisile Kweyama to serve as SABC interim board chairperson.

Muthambi must pay for SABC report court review - DA

2017-03-10 16:02

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi must pay the legal costs of taking the SABC ad hoc committee’s report on judicial review from her own pocket, the DA has said.

Icasa nullifies SABC’s editorial policy

2017-03-09 20:10

Icasa has approved recommendations to nullify the SABC’s editorial policy of 2016, which banned the airing of footage of violent protests.

MPs agree on 5 names for SABC interim board

2017-03-08 16:01

Parliament’s communications committee has agreed on five people it will recommend to the National Assembly to make up the interim SABC board.

Mahlobo’s social media aims 'not good' - analyst

2017-03-07 19:12

State Security Minister David Mahlobo’s intentions to regulate social media are “not good”, political analyst Ralph Mathekga has said.

Parliament to consider final SABC inquiry report

2017-03-07 06:15

The National Assembly is to debate the final report of the ad hoc committee that investigated the SABC board's fitness to hold office.

Journalists often seen by leaders as 'enemy of the people'

2017-03-05 22:45

President Donald Trump's assertion that journalists are "the enemy of the people" has reverberated through news organisations reporting from the White House and far beyond.

UN experts express concern about growth of 'fake news'

2017-03-04 15:09

Experts monitoring freedom of expression at the United Nations and key regional organisations are expressing concern at the growing prevalence of "fake news" and propaganda.

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