The taxpayer is picking up the tab for suspended police chief Bheki Cele's defamation case as "a matter of principle".
The Sowetan newspaper has been ordered to print apologies for publishing prominent pictures of two officers having sex while on duty.
The Sowetan's decision to publish pictures of two officers bonking, have overlooked an important question, says Chris Roper.
The photographs accompanying the Sowetan's front page story on August 15 are "shocking" and border on pornography.
Eric Miyeni's controversial column in the Sowetan attacking City Press editor Ferial Haffajee sparked a domino effect.
Eric Miyeni has called for Avusa to fire its editor-in-chief after the Sowetan's acting editor quit over the column that got Miyeni fired.
Eric Miyeni has joined his voice to Julius Malema's as SA editors expressed solidarity with the target of the sacked columnist's ire, Ferial Haffajee.
City Press editor Ferial Haffajee is to take Eric Miyeni to court over his Sowetan column titled "Haffajee does it for white masters".
The press ombudsman has ordered the Sowetan to run a front page apology to IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi for damage to his credibility.
The Sowetan has been ordered to apologise to Helen Zille for saying she, as Western Cape premier, had wasted millions of rands on consultants.
Sanef is "deeply perturbed" by a report on Thursday that the Democratic Alliance had blacklisted a journalist from the Sowetan.
Trade unions on Thursday criticised the Democratic Alliance for reportedly blacklisting Sowetan newspaper reporter, Anna Majavu.
The Independent Complaints Directorate (ICD) is to investigate recent police action against two Sowetan journalists.
National police commissioner General Bheki Cele's defamation case against the Sowetan newspaper was postponed on Wednesday.
The African National Congress has rejected media reports that it has plans to establish its own daily newspaper.
Koni Media Holdings on Sunday denied government involvement in its bid to take over media and entertainment company Johncom. "Koni Media strongly denies any involvement of the Presidency or any other government structures in its bid for a 100% stake in Johncom," said group CEO Groovin Nchabeleng.
President Thabo Mbeki's political adviser and a government official are among a group who want to take over Johnnic Communications (Johncom). Koni Media Holdings, a company belonging to Mbeki's adviser Titus Mafolo, Foreign Affairs Department spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa, former chief of state protocol Billy Modise and a businessman, have launched a R7-billion bid.
Opposition parties on Friday called for a commission of inquiry to investigate police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi and for President Thabo Mbeki to state categorically whether a warrant was issued for Selebi's arrest. Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said the seriousness of the situation should not be underestimated.
The African National Congress's 52nd national conference got down on Wednesday to the nitty-gritty work of the commission that discusses the party's policies in an atmosphere that one delegate described as the "cessation of hostilities" over its new president Jacob Zuma.
"Let's stop meaningless journalism." That was the cry from new South African press ombudsman Joe Nong Thloloe at a forum, themed Leading Conversations, held on Tuesday. Thloloe, a former South African Broadcasting Corporation and e.tv news editor-in-chief, was appointed to the position at the launch of the new Press Council of South Africa on Friday August 3.