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Letters to the editor: November 10 to November 16 2017
Letters to the editor: November 10 to November 16 2017
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Will fake news derail Mabuyane?
Will fake news derail Mabuyane?
As the propaganda campaign is stepped up ahead of the ANC Eastern Cape elections, the region’s party secretary, Oscar Mabuyane, has warned that...
Phosa testifies about Mabuza spy report in defamation case
Phosa testifies about Mabuza spy report in defamation case
African National Congress deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte asked questions regarding the party’s Mpumalanga chairperson and Premier David...
Guptas threaten legal action against Mentor over Facebook comments
Guptas threaten legal action against Mentor over Facebook comments
The Gupta family on Tuesday challenged Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor to file an affidavit stating under oath that she was offered a ministerial...
The case against criminal defamation
The case against criminal defamation
One of the most significant events in our recent history of free speech and media law happened last Saturday at a workshop on criminal defamation,...
Editorial: ANC sees sense on punitive law
Editorial: ANC sees sense on punitive law
The national dialogue regarding media freedom and related issues has largely been characterised by hostile tensions between the ruling ANC and most...
The dangers of criminalising defamation
The dangers of criminalising defamation
In 2009, then Sowetan journalist Cecil Motsepe wrote a series of articles about the allegedly racist conduct of a Meyerton magistrate,...
Court throws out Zuma's R5m case against Rapport
Court throws out Zuma's R5m case against Rapport
The report on Wednesday added that Zuma's case was dismissed after he failed to respond to an interim court order in the case.
Ten things about defamation
Ten things about defamation
1. Last week President Jacob Zuma dropped his four-year-old lawsuit against cartoonist Zapiro and Avusa Media, publisher of the Sunday...
Carte Blanche to appeal defamation ruling
Carte Blanche to appeal defamation ruling
Actuality programme Carte Blanche said on Thursday they planned to appeal a guilty ruling of defamation after airing an insert about the...
Gold Reef City wins defamation case against Carte Blanche
Gold Reef City wins defamation case against Carte Blanche
The Gold Reef City theme park in Johannesburg has won a defamation case against current affairs show Carte Blanche, reports said on...
Police chief's defamation case against newspaper postponed
Police chief's defamation case against newspaper postponed
National police commissioner General Bheki Cele's defamation case against the Sowetan newspaper was postponed in the South Gauteng High...

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