Invitation to SOS Press Conference

Published On August 20, 2012 | By SOS Coordinator | Media / Press Release, News


The SOS Coalition has scheduled a meeting with SABC GCEO, Lulama Mokhobo, for Wednesday 22 August 2012 to discuss, among other things, SABC programming and local content issues, the state of the broadcaster’s DTT readiness as well as when and how its editorial policy update process will unfold.

Soon after the meeting, the Coalition will host a press conference to discuss the outcomes of the meeting, and all interested stakeholders are invited to attend.

Date : 22 August 2012
Time : 13h00 – 14h00
Venue : Freedom of Expression Institute
27 Lothburg Rd
Auckland Park

To RSVP or make further enquiries, please contact Sekoetlane Phamodi at:
e-mail :
cell : 076 084 8077.

The SOS Coalition represents a number of trade unions including COSATU, COSATU affiliates CWU and CWUSA, FEDUSA, BEMAWU and MWASA; independent film and TV production sector organisations including the South African Screen Federation (SASFED); and a host of NGOs and CBOs including the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI), Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), and the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-SA); as well as a number of academics and freedom of expression activists


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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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