BLF ombud complaint on News24 GuptaLeaks story dismissed

2017-10-13 11:39

A complaint and appeal by Black First Land First against a News24 #GuptaLeaks story has been dismissed by the Press Ombudsman and an appeal judge.

HuffPostSA former editor granted leave to appeal hate speech ruling

2017-06-14 19:22

The former editor of the Huffington Post South Africa has been granted leave to appeal the hate speech ruling by the Press Ombud which ultimately led to her resignation, the appeals panel of the Press Council says.

M&G won't apologise to Zuma after Press Ombud's ruling

2016-11-03 20:53

The Mail & Guardian will appeal a sanction by the Press Ombudsman that it apologise to President Jacob Zuma on its front page.

Sunday Times must apologise to Gordhan over 'rogue Sars unit' stories

2015-12-16 11:04

The Press Ombudsman has ordered the Sunday Times to retract all stories about its Sars "rogue unit saga" and to publicly apologise in writing to former Sars commissioner Pravin Gordhan and others implicated.

It's not what Sunday Times reported, but what it didn't - Sars officials

2015-12-01 21:15

Former senior SA Revenue Services officials have taken the Sunday Times newspaper to task over information it did not report on, which they believe was vital to stories regarding a so-called rogue unit at the tax agency.

Ombudsman dismisses 'monster' complaint

2014-07-19 20:46

Press ombudsman Johan Retief has dismissed a complaint against Beeld for using the word "monster" to describe a Springs man accused of mistreating his children.

Ombudsman: DA ‘Twitter race war’ story misleading

2014-05-19 12:11

The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint by the DA that a report in the Sunday Independent over a "Twitter race war" was inaccurate and misleading.

Complaints to Press Ombud up

2013-11-23 21:27

The number of complaints to the Press Ombudsman by aggrieved newspaper readers and newsmakers has jumped by 225% since 2009.

Reddy complaint against M&G dismissed

2013-05-17 13:01

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a complaint by businessman Vivian Reddy and Edison Power Gauteng about a Mail & Guardian article on a contract they were awarded.

Ombudsman criticises Selebi story

2013-02-08 12:57

The Press Ombudsman has reprimanded The Times newspaper for a report on former police chief Jackie Selebi's medical parole, saying it contained unbalanced reporting.


Apology to Bayoglu

2017-08-27 05:59

City Press apologises to Mr Vuslat Bayoglu after omitting to ask him to comment on an allegation that he was a “fugitive”.

Gordhan did not 'order' Masutha to cancel R378m IT tender

2016-11-28 13:04

The Press Ombudsman has reprimanded News24 for reporting that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had "ordered" Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha to cancel a R378m IT tender awarded to Integritron Integrated Solutions.

Ex-Sars officials welcome Press Ombud's ruling against Sunday Times

2015-12-16 16:22

Former Sars officials, Ivan Pillay and Johann van Loggerenberg, have welcomed the Press Ombudsman's ruling against the Sunday Times, saying stories published by the newspaper about them were "manifestly untrue".

I didn't want to be part of 'unethical and immoral' practices - ex-Sunday Times journalist

2015-12-01 21:49

An explosive affidavit by former Sunday Times journalist Pearlie Joubert has been read out during a Press Ombudsman hearing in a bid to discredit the newspaper's reports on the so-called SA Revenue Service's "rogue unit".

Pretoria News must apologise

2014-11-01 20:04

The Press Ombudsman has directed the Pretoria News newspaper to apologise to City of Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa and the city.

The New Age ordered to apologise to Zille

2014-06-30 13:02

The press ombudsman has ordered The New Age to apologise to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille over an article stating that her provincial cabinet was dominated by white men.

Ombudsman dismisses DA complaint

2014-05-19 09:12

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a complaint by the DA that a story printed in The Star newspaper, headlined "Reserve Bank 'does endorse DA economic plans'", was inaccurate.

Daily Sun under fire for grisly photos

2013-11-21 10:40

The Press Ombudsman has ruled that the Daily Sun must publish a front page apology for the publication of two graphic photographs of people killed in mob justice attacks.

Ombudsman finds The New Age negligent

2013-05-04 14:27

The New Age should have asked DA leader Helen Zille or her office for comment on various allegations, including that the party was against transformation, the Press Ombudsman says.

Ombudsman defers DA complaint

2011-12-08 12:27

The press ombudsman has distanced himself from a tiff between the DA and Independent Newspapers over an ANC centenary celebration feature.

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