ICASA

On 03 October, the SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa lodged a complaint with ICASA’s Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) concerning the SABC’s irregularly and unlawfully revised editorial policies. On 09 May 2016, the SOS...

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Since 02 July 2016, the Campaign to Save Our SABC, which constitutes individuals, organisations and movements campaigning for social and economic justice for all has campaigned for and built up a broad front of activists...

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On Friday, 24 June 2016, protestors took to the streets to demand ICASA’s Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) to rule against the SABC and Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s blanket ban of visuals of community protests involving the destruction of...

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SOS and MMA note with concern that the SABC has finalised and is implementing its revised editorial policies without having completed the public participation process it had set out. Since 2011, We have been at the...

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Controversy around MDDA appointments

June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week the presidency announced three appointments to the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board Ms Palesa Kadi (Film and Publications Board Shared Services Executive) Mr Jabulane Blos (CEO Disabled People South Africa) Mr Thamsanqa...

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DA MPs brought to the attention of the Communications Portfolio Committees that one of the nominees in the ICASA council had served a prison sentence and should not have been in the nominee pool. The Communications Portfolio...

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On 5 May 2015, the Portfolio Committee on Communications shortlisted 12 candidates to fill the five vacancies in the ICASA Council.  The Communications Porfolio committee adopted this shortlist, with no debate, although most of the opposition...

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Auditor-General’s Report The meeting opened with a report presented by the auditor-general about the status of the MDDA, ICASA, GCIS, Brand SA and the FPIB. The MDDA status has not changed since a clean audit...

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13 February 2015 Yesterday, a cellphone signal scrambling device was set up in the National Assembly Chamber to prevent all attending the President’s State of the Nation Address, including journalists, from transmitting any kind of information...

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Now is the time for your voice to be heard and secure the future of the SA TV production Industry for years to come! Stop crying when its to late to influence change! SOS is...

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