Right2Know wants state capture commission to probe broadcasters

2019-02-20 21:29

There is a need for a full investigation into how state capture could have affected the broadcasting and media sector in SA, claims the Right 2 Know Campaign.

AI Is getting better at writing fake news

2019-02-16 07:00

AI can now produce convincing-looking fake news, says Leonid Bershidsky.

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams meets Sanef, expresses remorse for blocking journalists during ANC event

2019-02-13 16:19

Sanef says it has held a constructive meeting with Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams following an incident in which she blocked journalists from covering a provincial ANC manifesto launch.

Minister apologises for 'altercation' with journalists during ANC EC manifesto launch

2019-02-09 21:37

Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has issued an apology following an altercation with journalists when they were covering a protest action during the ANC provincial rally in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape.

MultiChoice faces Icasa complaint ahead of JSE listing

2019-02-08 06:25

A non-profit group has filed a complaint seeking to stop MultiChoice from listing on the JSE without the Independent Communications Authority of SA's approval.

Loss of newspapers contributes to US political polarisation - study

2019-01-31 11:46

A study finds that the loss of newspapers across the country is contributing to the nation's political polarisation.

UPDATE: Communications minister apologises to SABC employees for delayed salary payments

2019-01-29 12:01

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has apologised to SABC workers following a delay in their salaries being payed on Tuesday.

Naspers sees single global classifieds focus amid Avito deal

2019-01-27 12:22

Naspers will focus on consolidating technologies and harnessing artificial intelligence across its e-commerce business after taking full control of Russia’s largest classified advertising platform in a $1.1bn deal.

OVERVIEW: There are no 'divisions' - Malema claims EFF the only party not to receive 'dirty money'

2019-01-23 13:00

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has claimed the EFF is the only party that has not received any 'dirty money' in the midst of the ongoing Bosasa revelations at the state capture commission.

Trump tells spokesperson 'not to bother' with White House press briefings

2019-01-23 10:07

US President Donald Trump says he has told his chief spokesperson Sarah Sanders "not to bother" with formal media briefings in the White House, because journalists don't cover her fairly.


New Press Ombud announced

2019-02-19 15:16

The Press Council of South Africa has announced the appointment of Pippa Green as the new Press Ombud.

EXPOSED: 2 cops and a DJ from KZN linked to fake news website Newsbru

2019-02-15 07:27

Two police officers and a DJ from KwaZulu-Natal have been linked to the fake news websites and, which published articles copied from other news sites.

Veteran journalist and editor Brendan Boyle has died

2019-02-12 10:49

Brendan Boyle, former editor of the Daily Dispatch, bureau chief of Reuters South Africa and past executive editor of the Sunday Times, has died.

New York Times sets goal of 10m subscribers by 2025

2019-02-09 15:49

The New York Times’ online subscribers accelerated in the fourth quarter, prompting the newspaper company to set an ambitious new goal: to hit 10 million subscriptions by 2025.

DA 'unshaken' after journalists blocked from entering its briefing at Durban City Hall

2019-02-05 20:36

Journalists who had tried to attend a DA briefing about alleged fraud and corruption in the metro were blocked from entering the building, but the eThekwini Mayor has distanced herself from the incident.

Pinky Khoabane: It's all lies, I was never paid by Bosasa

2019-01-29 13:46

Journalist Pinky Khoabane - who was named by former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi at the Zondo commission as one of the journalists who received bribes for writing positive articles about the company - has accused him of lying.

SABC employees not paid - broadcaster blames 'bank glitch'

2019-01-29 07:52

SABC employees have not been paid this month, but the broadcaster says this is due to a bank "glitch" and not its ongoing liquidity problem.

Bosasa did not donate to SABC8 - Sanef

2019-01-23 15:55

The South African National Editors' Forum has denied that Bosasa, or anyone connected to the controversial facilities company, donated towards a crowdfunding campaign for a group of journalists, dubbed the SABC 8.

SABC 8 outraged over Bosasa funding allegation

2019-01-23 11:51

The so-called SABC 8 has outright rejected claims that it benefited from a R100 000 donation by state capture-implicated Bosasa.

#StateCapture: Sanef concerned over Zondo's criticism of the media for publishing leaked affidavit

2019-01-22 22:13

The South African National Editors’ Forum says it is concerned by the Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo's critisism of the media's work.

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