Adriaan Basson: A dark week for SA journalism

2019-09-23 07:54

Faced with the headwinds of fake news, a shortage of digital advertising and the collapse of editorial integrity at Independent Media, the last thing our media needs are scandals that undermine the standing of senior journalists, writes Adriaan Basson.

Karima Brown's allegations of patronage network were unbalanced, not backed up by facts - inquiry finds

2019-09-19 15:39

The links that journalist Karima Brown created on her radio show between five individuals and their dealings with MultiChoice and the SABC were not based on fact and did not consider the potential harm to their reputations, an independent inquiry has found.

Primedia to probe former host Karima Brown's claim that Radio 702 'censored' her

2019-07-04 15:36

Primedia says it will be investigating a claim by former Radio 702 host Karima Brown that she was 'censored' at the station, an internal communique shows, days after it was announced that her contract will not be renewed.

Karima Brown: SA businesses feel threatened by citizens owning land

2019-06-29 12:00

SA businesses are threatened by the idea that citizens must own land, says political analyst Karima Brown.

EFF vs Karima Brown: Court hears journalist is unprofessional, not objective

2019-05-06 16:14

The lawyer representing the EFF says journalist and political commentator Karima Brown has not conducted herself in a fair, objective or professional manner in her criticism of the EFF.

Karima Brown wants Malema hauled to court over his tweet

2019-04-26 12:31

Talk show host and political commentator, Karima Brown is hauling the EFF president Julius Malema to court, following death and rape threats.

3 women and what they tell us about South Africa's economy of public sympathy

2019-03-12 05:00

Over the past week or so three women – Elizabeth Koue, Babes Wodumo and Karima Brown – have provided a glimpse into the economy of public sympathy in South Africa, writes Lisa Vetten.

PODCAST: The fiery, smart, sharp and difficult Julius Malema

2019-03-09 14:31

This week on POLOTIKI, we’re 61 days away from South Africa's sixth national elections, but is the country excited? And EFF leader Julius Malema is in the headlines, is this a campaign tactic?

Karima Brown consults lawyers about taking EFF to the Electoral Court

2019-03-08 13:01

Veteran journalist Karima Brown is consulting her lawyers about reporting the EFF to the Electoral Court for alleged misconduct and intimidation.

Primedia Broadcasting condemns 'vicious personal attacks' against Karima Brown

2019-03-07 10:32

Primedia Broadcasting, owner of Talk Radio 702, has expressed outrage at the 'vicious personal attacks' on veteran journalist Karima Brown by EFF supporters.


'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.

Karima Brown breached broadcasting code - independent inquiry finds

2019-09-18 23:28

An independent inquiry into allegations of censorship and editorial interference at Primedia found that journalist Karima Brown had breached the provisions of the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa's code.

Karima Brown waves goodbye to 702

2019-07-02 19:00

Talk radio station 702 has made some changes to its line-up, which includes saying goodbye to veteran journalist Karima Brown.

EFF failed to address its failure to instruct followers to stop harrassing Karima Brown, court rules

2019-06-06 22:17

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) did not meaningfully address their failure to take any steps or to stop the abuse and intimidation directed at senior political journalist Karima Brown, the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has found.

High Court to hear Karima Brown's complaint against EFF, Malema

2019-05-06 05:22

The Gauteng High Court will hear the matter between political journalist Karima Brown and EFF leader Julius Malema.

Karima Brown vs Julius Malema: IEC waiting on EFF for answers

2019-03-20 20:38

The Electoral Commission of South Africa is engaging with EFF leader Julius Malema about a complaint relating to veteran journalist Karima Brown.

Karima Brown vs EFF: IEC probes Brown's complaint as general elections loom

2019-03-11 17:44

The Electoral Commission of SA has confirmed it is investigating a complaint which veteran journalist Karima Brown has lodged against the EFF.

Malema under fire from global journalism watchdog for Karima Brown tweet

2019-03-09 12:56

A global journalism watchdog targeted EFF leader Julius Malema after he tweeted the personal phone number of a reporter who has since received a flood of threats.

Karima Brown lays charge of 'intimidation, violence' against EFF, Malema

2019-03-07 15:33

Police are investigating a case of intimidation after veteran journalist Karima Brown opened a case against the EFF and its leader, Julius Malema.

'How do you hold an underground editor accountable ' – Malema on Karima Brown matter

2019-03-06 15:34

The EFF has remained unrepentant in its stance on veteran journalist Karima Brown, in the wake of condemnation from fellow journalists and the South African National Editors' Forum.

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