Media Appeals Tribunal

Media sets new standards to defend self-regulation

<b>Franz Krüger</b> looks at some of the key elements of the Press Council of South Africa's review that was released on August 18.

Bolstering ethics in the media

For two years, the <i>Guardian</i>, has been chipping away at a media ethics scandal emanating from Rupert Murdoch's Sunday tabloid.

Media threats: The facts

amaBhungane's <b>Glenda Daniels</b> explains everything you need to know about the proposed media appeals tribunal, Protection of Information Bill, and government's threat to pull media advertising. Watch the video for a neat summary of the threats to media freedom in SA at the moment.

The conundrum that is Lumko Mtimde

Lumko Mtimde, chief executive of the MDDA, has been consistently outspoken in his support for a media appeals tribunal.

Open season on the media

A three-pronged attack by the government comes as self-scrutiny increases.

Press not off ANC’s hook

The planned media appeals tribunal is once again high on the ruling party's agenda .

Press Council hits back after ANCYL attack on ombud

An ANCYL attack on the press ombud is aimed at boosting a bid by a faction of the ANC for a media appeals tribunal, the Press Council said on Tuesday.

Secrets Bill has ‘not been defanged’

Critics say that changes to the Protection of Information Bill do not go far enough.

ANC backtracks on media tribunal

The ANC has temporarily backed down from its call to establish a media appeals tribunal, but is adamant the press council must reform its rules.

Jay Naidoo criticises ‘society of secrets’

After all that South Africans had fought for, was the country building "a society of secrets" asked former communications minister Jay Naidoo.

‘If govt gets us to censor ourselves, then they’ve won’

There are 145 journalists in jail in 28 countries worldwide -- the highest number reported in the past 14 years.

End to unions in SANDF imminent

Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says action will be taken 'once all the building blocks are in place'.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders