Independent head Iqbal Survé has assured staff of their journalistic freedom, despite rumours that he axed Alide Dasnois over an editorial decision.
Independent group chair Iqbal Survé has denied that former "Cape Times" editor Alide Dasnois was removed because of an editorial stance.
News coverage of the buyout of the Independent media group is being caricatured as a "war" between newspapers.
Patrice Motsepe is set to make a historic announcement - and speculation is rife it might be about the purchase of Independent Newspaper Group.
Buyers are circling around pillars of South African media such as The Star, the Cape Argus, The Mercury and The Sunday Independent.