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Will the new media code rein in haters?

For the first time, online and social media texts are being regulated alongside printed material

The decolonised mind isn’t black and white

Glenda Daniels asks if it is the adoption of English that gives us the "grammar" of colonialism.

New press standards should inspire journalists to excellence

A wonderful opportunity in the form of a spanking new press code has presented itself to the media.

The media and the ANC’s paranoid gaze

In her book Fight for Democracy: The ANC and the Media in South Africa, Glenda Daniels explores the ruling party's relationship with the media.

Media tribunal rejected, but major press reforms mooted

The Press Freedom Commission has called for more public participation and a hierarchy of penalties, but rejected the idea of a media tribunal.

Fines on the cards for errant newspapers

A new regulatory regime is imminent for SA's newspaper industry wherein an independent regulator will have the power to impose fines on newspapers.

World Press Freedom Day to focus on ‘new voices’

A key theme for this year's World Press Freedom Day will be how to preserve and deepen the free speech gains symbolised by the Arab Spring.

Press hearings raise questions

NEWS ANALYSIS: There is little clarity about the form a media appeals tribunal is likely to take.

Speak up before you are gagged

Public hearings on the secrecy Bill is your last chance to make your voice heard.

Cosatu attacks ‘capitalist’ press

But the trade union federation stops short of calling for a mandatory media tribunal.

Taxi industry takes women on board

Not only does it want more of them as drivers, it also regards them as serious business partners.

Tanzania offers good example of press self-regulation

The Press Freedom Commission returned from an international study tour and will be able to show the ANC a good example of press self-regulation.

Pre-election spending in KZN draws ire

The ANC is accused of diverting state money from much-needed causes to spend on electioneering.

Info Bill’s seven deadly sins

ANALYSIS: Without a public interest defence the Secrecy Bill is flawed and unconstitutional.

The strange life of Julian Assange

Julian Assange, the poster boy for freedom of information, is profiled in two new books.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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