Journalists, commentator to sue Independent Media over 'defamatory' report

2016-11-24 18:05

Independent Media is facing a R2m lawsuit over a report in which a political commentator and several journalists were accused of collusion and sabotage.

PIC discloses exact exposure in Surve's media group

2016-10-18 14:11

The Public Investment Corporation has disclosed details of 250 investments in its R44.6m unlisted portfolio, as well as a R1.275bn investment in Independent Media Group.

Herbst: Déjà vu at state broadcaster – fear and loathing in SABC

2016-09-19 19:58

The abuse of staff is systemic in media institutions captured by the ANC, writes Ed Herbst.

Ed Herbst: Cape Times journalism compared + my response to its Walter Mitty

2016-08-25 15:26

Ed Herbst looks at an example of investigative journalism which helped reveal the true story of the Gugulethu Seven, and responds to an article by Iqbal Survé.

Cape Times must apologise to former editor - press ombudsman

2016-08-01 19:27

The Cape Times has to issue a front page apology to the newspaper’s former editor, Alide Dasnois, following a newspaper headline published on 10 May 2016 the press ombudsman has ruled.

Herbst: A long history of persecuting SABC journalists – a case study

2016-07-22 07:46

This article forrmer TV journalist Ed Herbst looks at how employees are treated in news organisations whose senior executives are strongly aligned to the ANC.

Iqbal Survé: SA media’s Walter Mitty who got R900m from State pensioners

2016-07-08 14:51

Ed Herbst looks at the life and times of Iqbal Survé, and how he’s using a R900m loan (of state pensioner money) for his own personal gain.

Independent Newspapers 'vindicated' by settlement

2016-05-09 14:38

Independent Newspapers says its settlement with former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois "vindicates" the company’s position.

Former Cape Times editor 'satisfied' with settlement

2016-05-09 11:29

After more than two "stress-filled and anxious" years, sacked Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois says she is satisfied with her last minute settlement offer from Independent Newspapers.

Survé sues political commentator for 'defamatory' letter

2015-08-04 17:54

Independent Media chairperson Iqbal Survé is suing political commentator Rhoda Kadalie for R1m, claiming a letter of hers that was published in the Mail & Guardian and in which she criticised him is defamatory.


PIC to answer pension investment queries

2016-11-13 05:59

A monitoring group is waiting to see if the corporation can provide answers about some of its unlisted investments, such as in Independent Media and the new African Bank.

Zuma off to Goa for Brics summit

2016-10-13 21:39

President Jacob Zuma will be travelling to Goa in India to attend a Brics summit this weekend, says his office.

Gupta Media’s questions after 'Biznews fingered' by Indi – and our response

2016-08-26 16:45

Alec Hogg answers an email from a Gupta Media reporter requesting a response to allegations about an alleged conspiracy to discredit Iqbal Survé.

Press Ombudsman says Independent must apologise to Dasnois – Full Ruling

2016-08-02 17:03

An in-depth look at Alide Dasnois' case against Independent Newspapers, which was ordered to issue a front page apology to her by the Press Ombudsman.

Open Letter by Sekunjalo’s ex-spindoctor tells world Survé simply marvellous

2016-07-31 16:29

Last night, Independent Newspapers chairman Iqbal Survé sent Alec Hogg a link to something he clearly wanted published on Biznews. Have a read.

Greenblo: Don’t pick on PIC…A sitting duck for state capture (if not already)

2016-07-10 11:30

Removing Mcebisi Jonas may cause huge ruptures as he also holds the role of PIC board chair, opening the door for a stealthy cabinet shuffle and access to R1.8trn in assets.

Fact checking Iqbal Survé's bold bio leaves more questions

2016-06-28 09:29

As an influential media boss Iqbal Survé owes SA clarification about his background - yet proof of his widely trumpeted claims is hard to find.

I would not do things differently - former Cape Times editor

2016-05-09 13:17

Independent Newspapers has retracted all allegations of racism against former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois and paid her a settlement for unfair dismissal.

Mailbox: Another Info Scandal looming? Revisiting Independent’s R900m propaganda gift

2016-03-09 07:30

Is Iqbal Surve servicing his R900m loan from public sector pensioners? Former journalist Ed Herbst worries that SA may be on the cusp of another info scandal.

Sekunjalo rebrands to avoid confusion

2015-04-16 18:46

The JSE-listed company Sekunjalo Investments Limited has re-branded itself and will now be known as African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited (AEEI).

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