The department of communications has failed in its bid to get the Press Council of South Africa to investigate Sunday Times editor Phylicia Oppelt.
Allegations in the Sunday Times of extravagant spending by Communications Minister Dina Pule will not stick, the department has said.
Communications Minister Dina Pule will not apologise to the Sunday Times, her department has said.
Communications Minister Dina Pule has claimed the Sunday Times and its investigative team have launched a political "smear campaign" against her.
Top prosecutors at the NPA were overwhelmingly in favour of pressing ahead with the corruption case against Jacob Zuma, says a newspaper report.
When Cyril Ramaphosa was deployed to the private sector in the mid-90s, it was sold to him as a decade-long break from politics.
The Law of South Africa dictionary defines defamation as a statement that "has the effect of injuring a plaintiff's reputation".
Zuma's legal team will not let him go into the witness box in his face-off against the award-winning cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro in court next week.
Mvela group's offer to buy media firm has sparked fears of greater political interference, writes Reg Rumney.
Editor Ray Hartley has denied allegations that Sunday Times journalists were paid to divert attention from officers suspected of corruption.
Even before the financial crisis and the Occupy movement, the Sunday Times Rich List was an odd fixture in the British media landscape.
If Avusa's woes teach us anything, it's that readers are more stringent than a watchdog could ever be, says Verashni Pillay.
The boy in a Facebook picture lying apparently lifeless while a white man stands over his body with a rifle is alive, the City Press says.
Ray Hartley's explanation about the Sunday Times's controversial front page has left users on local social networks as skeptical as ever.
The Sunday Times has come in for criticism on Monday for publishing an outdated front-page story and image of a "Facebook racist".
The Times has overtaken the Star in terms of newspaper circulation, according to Audit Bureau of Circulations figures.
Journalists Mzilikazi wa Africa and Stephan Hofstatter are being intimidated, the Sunday Times reported.
The Sunday Times, South Africa's biggest weekend paper, will be introducing a Zulu edition, it was reported on Tuesday.