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.

Nobel laureate Paul Krugman said he likely fell for a phishing scam. Here's how phishing scams work and how to avoid them.

2020-01-10 18:00

Krugman tweeted that he received a phone call indicating that hackers downloaded child pornography on his WiFi network.

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".

ANC on eNCA saga: 'It's nothing but censorship'

2019-12-19 22:08

The governing party has condemned allegations of editorial interference and mistreatment of journalist at eNCA, saying it 'is tantamount to nothing but censorship'.

eNCA news editor Kanthan Pillay apologises to Samkele Maseko, SABC over 'rats running towards sinking ship' tweet

2019-12-19 18:13

News channel eNCA said its embattled news editor Kanthan Pillay has apologised for his tweet regarding former eNCA political journalist Samkele Maseko.

Disgraced Weinstein says world forgets he 'pioneered' women in film

2019-12-17 06:06

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has complained that the world has forgotten how he "pioneered" casting women prominently in his films, following dozens of sex-crime allegations that left him feeling "eviscerated".

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'.

EXCLUSIVE PODCAST: More survivors reveal 'sexual assault' by media exec Breytenbach

2019-11-28 06:10

Allegations of sexual abuse and rape are piling up against Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher and media executive who has been implicated in My Only Story, a weekly podcast by Deon Wiggett which is co-published by News24.

Not much has changed since I started as a journalist – Vodacom Journalist of the Year on Gang Wars series

2019-11-24 09:01

Vodacom Journalist of the Year Tammy Petersen reflects on the task of telling "heart-rending" stories in her series, Gang Wars, and notes that not much has changed on the Cape Flats since she first started reporting.

Vodacom Journalist of the Year on Gang Wars series: The man in the open field, opening fire

2019-11-23 11:54

Vodacom Journalist of the Year Tammy Petersen of News24 – storyteller of a seven-part series on Cape Flats gang violence - tells the story of the day she found refuge in between a block of flats in Hanover Park after a man started opening fire, while standing in an open field.


Veteran journalist and last editor of the Rand Daily Mail Rex Gibson dies

2020-01-14 19:47

Veteran journalist Rex Gibson, the last editor of the Rand Daily Mail who was at the coalface of the apartheid era's most vicious censorship laws, has died.

Mkhwebane welcomes Press Ombudsman ruling in her favour in Daily Maverick complaint

2020-01-08 14:32

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane welcomed a ruling in her favour by the Press Ombudsman of South Africa, after a complaint that her office's right of reply was not published by online publication Daily Maverick.

Gift of the Givers founder denies he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed in danger

2019-12-20 05:36

The founder of humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, has denied he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed's life in danger.

IN TWEETS: Personalities and public react to Samkele Maseko's tiff with eNCA's Kanthan Pillay who is now facing a disciplinary hearing

2019-12-19 18:45

Social media erupted following allegations made by former eNCA political journalist Samkele Maseko against the channel's head of news and Capitalist Party leader, Kanthan Pillay, following Maseko's resignation from the news channel.

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.

EFF unapologetic about banning Daily Maverick from covering elective conference

2019-12-13 22:03

The EFF says it is unapologetic about banning the Daily Maverick from covering its elective conference, and that the South African National Editors' Forum can go ahead and write to Parliament should it wish to.

Land, guns and corruption: All the EFF's court cases to date

2019-12-03 08:45

As questions around Julius Malema's alleged connections to Limpopo tender fraud continue to swirl, here is a list of all other charges faced by the EFF and its leaders.

PODCAST | My Only Story Episode 4: 'Willem Breytenbach will no longer bother us and I find peace in that'

2019-11-28 06:01

In this much-anticipated finale of a series of podcasts co-published by News24, Deon Wiggett recounts a chilling story of how he and other boys were allegedly sexually molested more than 20 years ago by Willem Breytenbach, who used to be a teacher at a prestigious school and later became an executive at Media24.

The Cape brought in billions as a film destination this year - here's how

2019-11-23 12:13

So far this year the film and media unit of Wesgro has facilitated a total of R2.38bn in film and media production spending in Cape Town and the Western Cape.

News24 bags four Vodacom Journalist of the Year awards, including top prize of the night

2019-11-21 23:15

News24 has scooped four honours at the 2019 edition of the Vodacom Journalist of the Year awards ceremony, including the prestigious Journalist of the Year and Investigations awards.

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