Journalists should be allowed to do their jobs - Sanef on lockdown

2020-03-24 07:47

Sanef says that it is essential that journalists be allowed to do their jobs so that ordinary citizens have a clear understanding of what is happening in their country.

Sanef 'concerned' by Lotteries Commission’s threat of criminal charges against journalists

2020-02-04 17:34

Sanef says it is deeply concerned by the National Lotteries Commission's threat to lay criminal charges against journalists.

Sanef welcomes Kanthan Pillay's dismissal, hopes it 'restores credibility' to eNCA

2019-12-20 21:37

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) says it hopes the dismissal of eNCA's former head of news, Kanthan Pillay, "marks the beginning of eNCA restoring its credibility".

WATCH | Several media houses excluded from EFF conference, party maintains it has 'right of association'

2019-12-13 14:35

The South African National Editors' Forum says the EFF's decision to exclude some journalists from attending its 2nd elective conference is unconstitutional, but the party maintains that it has a 'right of association'.

We cannot leave ethical breaches unchallenged - Sanef panel on media credibility

2019-11-13 20:17

The media fraternity needs to be seen to be doing something about ethical breaches and going back to basics if it hopes to restore some credibility that has been lost over the years, it emerged during a panel discussion.

Sanef will not appeal Equality Court judgment in hate speech case against EFF

2019-11-06 14:35

The SA National Editors' Forum will not appeal the Equality Court judgment in its case against the EFF and its leader Julius Malema, but will use interdicts and criminal recourse to protect journalists.

ANC 'heartened' by Gwede Mantashe denying bribery claims

2019-10-29 14:36

The ANC says it has welcomed a statement by its chairperson Gwede Mantashe in which he denies allegations that he bribed two Sunday World journalists to bury an article about his alleged extramarital affair.

Tiso Blackstar 'shocked' over allegations that Mantashe bribed journalists

2019-10-27 18:03

The Tiso Blackstar Group has "noted with shock the alleged admission by a sitting government minister to have corruptly bribed two Sunday World journalists".

Sanef vs EFF: Equality court rules in party's favour in intimidation case

2019-10-24 10:43

The Equality Court has ruled against the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) and five journalists in an application to interdict the EFF from intimidating, harassing and assaulting journalists.

'Editorial independence is sacrosanct' - Sanef welcomes Primedia inquiry and recommendations

2019-09-19 16:47

The South African National Editors' Forum has welcomed the fact that an independent inquiry was instituted into allegations of censorship and editorial interference at Primedia.


Sanef condemns attack on journalists by alleged taxi association members

2020-02-08 14:40

In an incident in Embalenhle, Secunda, a freelance journalist was assaulted allegedly by members of a local taxi association.

Sanef slams police 'harassment' of journalists at former Durban mayor Zandile Gumede's court appearance

2020-01-16 13:03

The South African National Editors' Forum has condemned an incident where a SAPS official allegedly barred journalists from using electronic devices, including laptops and cameras, inside the Durban Commercial Crimes Court during the appearance of former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede.

Sanef 'deeply concerned' by allegations of censorship at eNCA

2019-12-19 16:24

The South African National Editors' Forum says former eNCA political journalist Samkele Maseko has agreed to "approach Judge [Kathy] Satchwell and the Media Ethics and Credibility Inquiry" to further discuss claims of editorial interference at the news channel.

SANEF rejects attempts by CSA to intimidate journalists

2019-12-02 13:57

The South African National Editors’ Forum has strongly rejected attempts by Cricket South Africa to intimidate journalists critical of the sport’s governing body.

Sanef calls on Parliament's ethics committee to hold Mantashe to account for journalist bribe claims

2019-11-13 17:34

The South African National Editors' Forum says it has approached Parliament's Ethics Committee to hold Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe accountable for his bribery claims.

The world is indeed a lesser place without him - Sanef mourns veteran journalist Xolani Gwala

2019-11-01 14:41

The world is indeed a lesser place without veteran broadcast journalist, Xolani Gwala, the South African National Editors' Forum has said.

Sanef's open letter to Gwede Mantashe: You need to come clean

2019-10-29 13:21

In this open letter to Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe, the South African Editors' Forum asks why the minister has made two contradictory statements.

Sanef 'disappointed' after it loses court bid against EFF

2019-10-24 15:39

The South African National Editors Forum has expressed its disappointment after it lost its case against the EFF in the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Reveal names, Sanef urges after claims that journalists were paid by Crime Intelligence to 'plant stories'

2019-10-01 14:25

The South African National Editors' Forum has called for names of "paid or used" journalists to be revealed by witnesses testifying before the Zondo commission to allow those implicated to be given the space to respond.

SANEF determined to engage EFF despite 'many failed attempts'

2019-09-15 17:15

The South African National Editor's Forum (Sanef) says that besides many failed attempts it remains determined to engage the EFF.

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