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Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) has lodged a formal complaint with Icasa over the SABC’s ban on violent protest footage across its news and current affairs bulletins. The South African media watchdog lodged the complaint together...

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SABC open line ban unlawful

February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

SOS Support Public Broadcasting Campaign is calling for an urgent investigation into whether SABC management ordered staff to drop open call-in lines until after the elections, as reported in the Sunday Times. If this allegation is true,...

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MMA, SOS and Caxton have carefully considered the judgment of the Tribunal relating to the contractual arrangements between the SABC and Multichoice in respect of the SABC’s archives and the commitments given by the SABC in...

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  The SOS Coalition heartily welcomes the judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court, setting aside Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s permanent appointment as SABC COO on the basis of irrationality and unlawfulness. We have consistently...

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  With no fewer than eight GCEOs at the helm of SABC since its financial meltdown in 2008, we can no longer take the SABC Board, the Minister of Communications nor Parliament seriously in their...

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Hlaudi Motsoeneng charged with misconduct

October 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

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The ongoing legal battle between Multichoice and media group Caxton along with lobby group Save Our SABC Coalition (SOS) and Media Monitoring Africa was heard in the Competitions Commission for review last week. It was argued...

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SOS welcomes the judgment handed down by the SCA, this morning, confirming Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s suspension and directing the SABC to institute disciplinary procedures against him for misconduct as found by the Public Protector in...

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South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has today upheld the findings of the Public Prosecutor in her report ‘When Governance and Ethics Fail‘ Some of the key excerpts from this judgement are: On 7 July...

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