Strengthening the Dept. of Comms

Here is the SABC’s submission on the Public Service Broadcasting Discussion Paper. psb_discussion_sabc_submission...

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The SOS Coalition’s submission on the Public Service Broadcasting Discussion Document Written_reps_-_August_31 (1)...

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Here is the government notice that officially extended the submission date for comments on the Public Service Broadcasting Discussion Paper. The SOS Coalition saw this as a victory for civil society in terms of ensuring...

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SOS’s press statement calling for an extension of the deadlines for comment on the Public Service Discussion Paper. Press_statement_12_Aug_09...

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Here is the Public Service Broadcasting Discussion Document. Public_Service_Broadcasting_Discussion_Document_July2009...

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The SABC has been lurching – for years – from crisis to crisis to the extent that its editorial and programming credibility, financial viability and institutional sustainability are now seriously in question. However, all is...

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Here is a copy of the Broadcasting Amendment Act passed in March 2009. Broadcasting_Amendment_Act_2009 (1)...

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SOS made its first oral submission to the Communications Portfolio Committee on the 5th of August 2008. In this submission, SOS included its own Draft Bill including all the issues that it had raised in...

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The Draft Broadcasting Amendment Bill was published on 4 July 2008. It was introduced by Members of Parliament. Its main purpose was to allow for the removal of individual SABC Board members and the dissolution...

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This is the SOS Coalition’s first submission. It was made to Parliament. The focus was the “MPs Bill” i.e. the Draft Broadcasting Amendment Bill. SOS agreed to engage with the Bill but argued that it...

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