Where are our scholar-journalists?

2017-10-22 06:07

Forty years ago this week, I left South Africa for exile in Lesotho. I was then a celebrated young journalist who had courageously covered the 1976 Soweto uprisings and the subsequent upheavals, arrests and killings, writes Duma Ndlovu.

Media braces itself for tribunal talks at ANC NGC

2015-10-08 13:07

The topic that has the country’s media on high alert is the suggestion that a media appeals tribunal is still on the table.

Ombud to take on department's complaint

2013-06-03 20:30

The Press Ombudsman will investigate a complaint by the communications department against the Sunday Times, ombudsman Johan Retief says.

Media tribunal unlikely, says Thloloe

2013-02-06 15:54

It is unlikely that the ANC's proposed media appeals tribunal will go ahead, director in the Press Council Joe Thloloe says.

Award for Press Ombudsman

2012-07-29 20:01

Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe has received the Nat Nakasa Award for media integrity.

Ombud rules against Dexter in M&G complaint

2012-04-03 18:33

Former Congress of the People (Cope) spokesman Phillip Dexter on Tuesday lost a bid to have the Press Ombudsman rule against the Mail & Guardian newspaper.

Board must let SABC leaders do their jobs

2010-09-05 12:18

The list of ­leaders that the SABC has eaten up and spewed out continues, writes Ferial Haffajee.


Joe Thloloe slams ANC plan for Media Appeals Tribunal

2017-08-03 13:01

Press Council executive director Joe Thloloe has laid into the idea of a Media Appeals Tribunal, saying the inevitable Constitutional Court battle will be a waste of taxpayers' money.

Info bill not end of media freedom - Thloloe

2013-10-16 14:38

There will still be space for press freedom even when the protection of state information bill becomes law, former press ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Press Council's system being 'abused'

2013-05-28 19:09

The communications department's "abuse" of the Press Council of South Africa's reader complaints system is concerning, the council says.

Regulations will 'make journalism stronger'

2012-10-03 20:35

Changes to the SA Press Code are intended to strengthen journalism in South African, Press Ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Spike in complaints to Press Ombudsman

2012-07-28 14:35

The number of complaints lodged with the Press Ombudsman over newspaper reports increased by 95% during the last two years.

Media criticised over response to complaints

2012-03-13 21:11

The Press Ombudsman has lashed out at some media houses for ignoring complaints about published articles.

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