Broadcasting Oversight

The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa are of the view that today marks the worst crisis faced by the SABC in its democratic history. Cool heads from everyone involved must prevail. SOS Coalition pleads with all...

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The SOS Coalition: Support Our Public Broadcaster and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) are responding to the invitation, by ICASA, to make written submissions on any of the applications for a Commercial Free-to-Air Television Licence and Spectrum...

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The below is the prsentataion by SOS in Paranelent’s Add Hock Inquiry into the SABC on 14 Dec 2016 Note: The SOS Sgement starts at 2h and 56min. Context Firstly, the crisis of independent and...

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There is NO SABC Board

December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (“SOS”) condemns the arrogant behaviour of Professor Mbulaheni Maguhve and the coterie of SABC executives led by the disgraced Hlaudi Motsoeneng. These characters continue to perpetuate the charade that there...

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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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Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition welcome the application for direct access to the Constitutional Court by the “SABC 8” MMA & SOS together with a range of other institutions including...

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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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Vacant SABC board positions are to be re-advertised as the first round of candidates fail to meet the requirements of the selection committee. On 2 June, Parliaments Communications portfolio committee announced that advertisements will be...

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Parliament’s Constitutional and Legal Services division found that, the removals of the three SABC board members, earlier this year, was unlawful. According to Parliament’s legal advisors, an SABC board member can only be removed in one...

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