PODCAST: NEW BROADCASTING AMENDMENT BILL

Published On December 8, 2015 | By SOS Coordinator | Media / Press Release

A bill approved by cabinet in the aims of stabilising the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has been met with resistance. The Broadcasting Amendment Bill removes the role of Members of Parliament (MPs) in appointing non-executive board members at the  SABC.

The bill will consequently give Communications Minister Faith Muthambi the power to recommend board members to the board for appointment.

SOS national Coordinator Sekoetlane Phamodi unpacks the truth about the bill for Power FM’s Tim Modise.

 

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Duduetsang is an avid digital media lover and lifelong scholar who is fascinated by the dynamic media space. Duduetsang had her formal training in television journalism at the University currently known as Rhodes, and has various experiences in broadcast media production and corporate communications. She completed her MBA in Media Management at Cardiff University. Her activist discontents include socio-economic and gender based inequality and sexual violence while her intellectual interests lie in media strategy, policy and development in the convergent, digital era, especially in the African context. She joined SOS as a Project Coordinator and recently took over as the National Coordinator.

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