Championing Community Broadcasting

A draft proposal for the advancement of community radio and television sector was issued by the Department of Communication in June. The draft states the department’s intentions to support the community broadcast industry. Interested parties were...

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Dear Minister, RE: Progress Report on Commitments Made in 2013 In August 2013, you set out the prioritized aspects of the DoC programme for your term with some specific timelines. On 5 November 2013, you...

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The SOS Coalition worked over the December holidays and pulled together a very comprehensive submission including annexures running into hundreds of pages! In its submission the Coalition argued that the Bill had been introduced prematurely....

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The SOS submission on the draft Public Service Broadcasting Bill included a number of annexures. Annexure B looks at the SOS’s proposals for a new broadcasting landscape. Among a number of things SOS proposes a...

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The SOS submission on the Draft Public Service Broadcasting Bill included a number of annexures. Annexure C includes an international opinion on the Bill from Canadian broadcasting expert, Toby Mendel. Mendel backs up a number...

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The SOS Coalition’s main submission on the Draft Public Service Broadcasting Bill included a number of annexures. Annexure D includes some important research funded by the Open Society Foundation – The Afrimap – South Africa...

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