SABC bosses ‘censored’ Sona coverage

2015-02-15 17:00

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SABC viewers didn’t get to see all of the drama at Thursday night’s state of the nation address (Sona), because news boss Jimi Matthews instructed the TV director not to cut to pictures of opposition parties leaving the National Assembly.

Yesterday, the SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) said it planned to approach the courts to prevent any future attempts by state security agencies from unlawfully blocking communication signals aimed at interfering with journalists’ constitutionally protected rights and freedoms. It called the act of jamming a “grave concern”. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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