Censorship

ANC’s desire to control social media is simply undemocratic

Regulating the internet and social media, as the ANC would like to do, would be overreach and inconsistent with the characteristics of a democracy.

Hlaudi and SABC board refuse to end their ban on airing violent protests because regulatory body Icasa is ‘not a court of law’

Motsoeneng reiterated the broadcaster would not withdraw the decision, adding they will fight the issue in the Constitutional Court if they have to.

‘A climate of fear’ under Hlaudi Motsoeneng: SABC staff say all have forsaken them

In a last-ditch bid to highlight their grievances, broadcast journalists are gambling with their jobs.

Hlaudi manifesto gives Jimi Matthews and his SABC comrades no option but to vote #Hlexit

The group’s acting CEO is gone and one of its most popular DJs has just said bye Felicia. But what impact does this have? Ra'eesa Pather investigates.

Civil society and the public need to challenge Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s SABC censorship

The public broadcaster ought to be just that, but its new policies are infringing on our democracy, writes Glenda Daniels.

DA threatens to report SABC on elections ads, while broadcaster says issue is resolved

The Democratic Alliance accused the public broadcaster of censorship for delays in airing the party's election campaign advertisements.

Karaoke in the crosshairs as China’s morality police vet the net

China has banned 120 singalong songs that are deemed immoral, to mixed responses from the public.

Big Brother tactics on taboo books

The mainland's control of bookshops and media outlets has led to soft censorship and restrictions on what people can read in Hong Kong.

Share first, verify later: When breaking news breaks the rules

User-generated content can be both a media boon and a minefield, with hoaxes and propaganda competing with bona fide eyewitness accounts.

Artists in firing line as they test the limits of freedom of expression

The African Creative Economy Conference that takes place in Morocco this week will shine a spotlight on the role of artists as agents of change.

Photographer’s censorship claims denied by printing company

Following its refusal to print Dean Hutton's “full frontal nudes”, Remata has denied the genderqueer artist's “censorship” accusations.

SABC censors footage of Zuma booing at Mandela memorial

Sources from the SABC say they were instructed to cut away during a live broadcast, when Jacob Zuma was being booed during Nelson Mandela's memorial.

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