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Press ombud confirms rise in newspaper complaints
Press ombud confirms rise in newspaper complaints
There was a 70% increase over the last three years in the number of complaints about incorrect or unethical newspaper reports, the Press Council's...
'Confusion' complaint against Cape Times dismissed
'Confusion' complaint against Cape Times dismissed
The press ombudsman has dismissed a complaint made by ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga about a story published in the Cape Times newspaper...
Zapiro slams new press code
Zapiro slams new press code
The new South African press code is "defensive", according to world-renowned cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, better known as Zapiro. He is...
Sowetan sex pics not in public interest, says ombud
Sowetan sex pics not in public interest, says ombud
The Sowetan newspaper's publishing of prominent pictures of two officers having sex while on duty was not in the public interest, the...
Revamp press code, team proposes
Revamp press code, team proposes
Stricter sanctions should be imposed on serial offenders in the print media and the press code of conduct should be revamped, according to the...
Sowetan to apologise to Buthelezi
Sowetan to apologise to Buthelezi
The press ombudsman on Monday ordered the Sowetan to publish a front page apology for running a story that sought to damage the credibility of Inkatha Freedom Party president Mangosuthu Buthelezi....
Press complaints tally for 2011 may double that of 2009
Press complaints tally for 2011 may double that of 2009
The press ombudsman expects the total number of complaints lodged with it for 2011 to be nearly double the tally for 2009, an South African...

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