News24 is SA's most trusted news brand, says Reuters study

2019-06-14 14:31

The Reuters Institute has named News24 as the most trusted news brand in South Africa.

Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown

2019-06-06 05:20

Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks.

AS IT HAPPENED: SABC had no way of verifying how much archive footage ANN7 used - former employee tells #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-06-04 14:30

Following the testimony of news channel ANN7's former editor Rajesh Sundaram, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture heard evidence from an ex-SABC staffer who said there was no way of telling if ANN7 used more SABC archive footage than they declared.

AS IT HAPPENED: Sundaram tells State Capture Inquiry he was 'conned' into launching a 'mafia and propaganda' station

2019-06-03 15:00

The former editor of one-time Gupta-owned TV news channel ANN7, Rajesh Sundaram, is testifying at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture.

Naspers finds ways to convince South Africans of foreign move

2019-05-29 13:42

Naspers may be moving most of its internet businesses to a new listing in Amsterdam, but the Cape Town-based technology investor is at pains to show it’s not abandoning South Africa.

Sanef condemns harassment of journalists after mayor Zandile Gumede's court appearance

2019-05-15 19:28

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has condemned the harassment of journalists at the Durban Commercial Crimes Court where eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede appeared on corruption charges.

Sanef concerned about arrest of Mpumalanga journalist for 'double voting'

2019-05-13 14:45

The South African National Editors' Forum says it is looking into ways to offer legal support to a Mpumalanga community media editor who was arrested on allegations of double voting.

Tiso under fire over job cuts amid negotiations

2019-05-12 18:35

The Federation of Unions of South Africa is calling on Tiso Blackstar to halt retrenchment proceedings amid ongoing consultations with affiliate, the South African Typographical Union.

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

2019-05-08 07:11

Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release.

'It is harmful to identify child victims', ConCourt hears

2019-05-07 17:51

While the Centre for Child Law argues that when child offenders, witnesses or victims are named by the media before and after the age of 18 it harms them - media houses say there should not be an open ban on the identification of any children involved in criminal cases.


Media group study finds Google makes billions off news sites

2019-06-10 17:07

Google took in some $4.7bn in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to a media industry-sponsored study released on Monday.

'Mr Press Freedom' Raymond Louw mourned

2019-06-05 12:02

Former newspaper editor and South African media heavyweight Raymond Louw has died at the age of 93, within 24 hours of the passing of his wife.

'Spying case': 8 times journalists believe they were snooped on, as RICA Act gets challenged in court

2019-06-04 14:27

The South African National Editors' Forum has announced its support of the constitutional challenge brought by investigate journalist unit amaBhungane against current South African surveillance law, and the RICA Act specifically.

eNCA news team attacked in PE - report

2019-05-29 15:48

Reporter Sandy McCowen and camera operator Nceba Ntlanganiso said the vehicle they were travelling in was pelted with stones and rocks while they were in the suburb of Helenvale covering a story.

Body of award-winning Bloemfontein journalist found next to N1

2019-05-24 13:55

The body of a 41-year-old award-winning Bloemfontein-based journalist was found next to the road on the N1 near Heuningspruit.

Shiraaz Mohamed's captors split on whether to release him or continue to pursue ransom

2019-05-14 17:48

The captors of SA photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed have split into two groups, with one continuing their demands for ransom and the other pushing for him to be released unconditionally.

On BLF, Hlaudi and the media's elections coverage

2019-05-13 13:15

There is always an obligation to cover all parties that contest the election. But the media has been obsessed with the utterances of charlatans and divisive vigilantes with questionable morals, writes Redi Tlhabi.

WATCH: News Corp sees revenue pushed up 17%

2019-05-11 15:30

News Corp says the success of its digital strategy and book publishing, as well as the consolidation of Foxtel with Fox Sports, helped it grow third quarter revenue by 17%.

'What was supposed to be a boys' night out, ended in tragedy' - friends, colleagues pay tribute to slain City Press journalist

2019-05-07 19:46

City Press senior political journalist Ngwako Modjadji has been remembered as a kind, honest, humble and patient person who went out of his way to produce content for the media publications that he worked for.

Police working round the clock to probe City Press journalist's death

2019-05-07 09:14

Gauteng police are following up on leads as they continue their investigation into the death of City Press journalist Ngwako Modjadji.

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