SOS submission on the broadcasting regulatory review – Sparks Seminar – 27 Feb 2012

Published On February 27, 2012 | By SOS Coordinator | Media / Press Release, News

SOS submission to the Sparks Seminar. SOS Coordinator, Kate Skinner argued that although ICASA and its predecessor the IBA had played a key role in transforming the broadcasting landscape post apartheid this transformation has now stagnated. The broadcasting sector is now plagued by a number of problems including media concentration, lack of competition, funding problems etc. This is the heritage of the analogue environment. ICASA must now ensure that it transforms the broadcasting landscape in the digital age to ensure a real diversity of players and views. We need a broadcasting policy review, followed by new legislation and regulations.

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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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