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Jabulani Sikhakhane | The SABC is falling far short of a public service broadcaster

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At present, the SABC does elements of public broadcasting, but it doesn’t meet the criteria for a public service broadcaster, says Jabulani Sikhakhane. 

The SABC needs a clearly defined purpose and then the institution must be remade to fit that purpose. And that purpose must be of a public service broadcaster. At present, the SABC does elements of public broadcasting, but it doesn't meet the criteria for a public service broadcaster. First, it is not governed and managed as one. Second, its funding model isn't that of a public broadcaster.

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