Beware fake news on coronavirus, public warned

2020-03-24 20:03

Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, last week set out the regulations in terms of Section 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act, making the spreading of misinformation on Covid-19 a punishable offence.

Newzroom Afrika pulls JJ Tabane's show after witchcraft remarks about Limpopo

2020-03-13 18:24

Newzroom Afrika has pulled JJ Tabane's show show following his remarks about witchcraft and Limpopo.

Rampedi won't apologise over 'molester' comments, Pauw's lawyer drafting papers

2020-03-03 15:41

Lawyers representing journalist Piet Rampedi say their client has not apologised or retracted statements he made about fellow journalist Jacques Pauw on social media.

RICA fails to provide lawyers and journalists with 'special protection', ConCourt hears

2020-02-25 15:55

The Regulation of Interception of Communication Act (RICA) fails to provide any special protection in two categories: Where the subject of surveillance is a lawyer or journalist, the Constitutional Court has heard.

eNCA anchor Xoli Mngambi, producer and camera crew robbed in Mamelodi East

2020-02-19 22:14

eNCA reporter Xoli Mngambi and a crew on assignment in Mamelodi East were robbed of their equipment on Wednesday afternoon.

Journalist digging into tenders awarded to 'Magashule associate' allegedly assaulted by attorney

2020-02-12 16:28

A senior journalist at Bloemfontein-based newspaper Volksblad is allegedly assaulted by a local attorney as she puts questions to a man who is reportedly a close associate of ANC secretary general Ace Magashule.

KZN health MEC lashes out at 'false and irresponsible' reporting on coronavirus

2020-02-07 09:48

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has lashed out at certain media houses for their "false, irresponsible, and sensationalist" reporting on two suspected cases of the coronavirus.

Sanef 'concerned' by Lotteries Commission’s threat of criminal charges against journalists

2020-02-04 17:34

Sanef says it is deeply concerned by the National Lotteries Commission's threat to lay criminal charges against journalists.

'He gave us insight into ordinary black South Africans': Iconic photographer Santu Mofokeng remembered

2020-01-27 21:31

Iconic South African photographer Santu Mofokeng gave an "insight into ordinary black South Africans", his long-time friend and colleague, photographer Paul Weinberg, told News24 on Monday.

'Disingenuous' EFF had no evidence Gqubule and Harber were Stratcom agents, court finds

2020-01-24 20:18

The EFF and its spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi didn't place any evidence before the court that veteran journalists Thandeka Gqubule and Anton Harber were apartheid Stratcom agents, the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has found.


Fears for Bangladesh journalist missing after defamation charges

2020-03-13 22:45

The family of a leading Bangladesh photojournalist and newspaper editor say they believe he has been abducted.

'Unfounded and defamatory': SABC on former COO Chris Maroleng's statements about axing

2020-03-10 15:08

The SABC has rejected what it calls "unfounded and defamatory" allegations by its former COO Chris Maroleng in various media interviews about his dismissal.

'He did it for Madiba' - Nelson Mandela Foundation pays tribute to Shaun Johnson

2020-02-25 15:57

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has extended its condolences to the family and friends of journalist Shaun Johnson, who was also an acting chief executive of the foundation when its namesake, the late former president, started scaling back on official duties.

Tributes pour in after veteran journalist Shaun Johnson dies

2020-02-25 12:47

Tributes are pouring in after veteran journalist and Mandela Rhodes Foundation founding chief executive Shaun Johnson dies. "Our hearts will take some time to recover," said the foundation.

The Citizen fires digital news editor Daniel Friedman

2020-02-19 15:01

Daniel Friedman, also known as comedian Deep Fried Man, is dismissed from his position as digital news editor at The Citizen.

Sanef condemns attack on journalists by alleged taxi association members

2020-02-08 14:40

In an incident in Embalenhle, Secunda, a freelance journalist was assaulted allegedly by members of a local taxi association.

Mcebo Dlamini: The relentless pursuit of Jacob Zuma, while others get a free ride

2020-02-06 12:19

Why are other corrupt leaders not being treated the same, at least if we are to stay true to the fact that we are all equal in the eyes of the law, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

Jeremy Maggs steps down as eNCA acting editor-in-chief

2020-02-04 11:28

Jeremy Maggs is to step down with immediate effect as acting editor-in-chief of eNCA, the company has announced.

Media kicked out of meeting between Lesufi and Parktown Boys' High parents

2020-01-24 22:30

The media has been kicked out of a heated meeting between Parktown Boys' High parents and Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

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.

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