The lawsuit is the latest example of business entities trying to bar the media from reporting
Despite a high court loss, the conglomerate has threatened further litigation against amaBhungane and suggested it can out-money the media group
Submissions to the inquiry into elections under Covid-19 call for local government polls to run as scheduled, or move online
Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime
The deputy chief justice accused the media of undermining the commission after Sunday newspapers published information from leaked documents
Are certain board members being pushed out to ensure government control?
Media Monitoring Africa suggested several solutions including free access to the internet at all government sites such as schools and libraries
Media watchdogs are concerned about inadequate changes to
The broadcaster’s public consultations on editorial policy have been met with a call to focus on implementing already existing guidelines
SABC’s new policies restricting protest coverage have harmful effects on the broadcaster and SABC viewers, say civil society organisations.
A report analysing coverage of the 2014 elections has found that the media marginalised important issues in favour of covering party campaigns.
A number of NGOs have pointed out that children’s rights to education and healthcare are not considered an election issue by parties, but should be.
The SABC has hit the sunshine-news campaign trail with its new editorial policies that 70% of the stories on its news bulletins should be positive.
Sanef is setting up an "eminent persons’ panel" to investigate ways to strengthen and reform the print media’s self-regulation system.
The SABC’s fight against a ruling on unfair reporting in favour of the <em>M&G</em> could pose a serious threat to media freedom.
Punishment given to newspapers for irresponsible reporting should be "proportionate" to the harm caused, said Media Monitoring Africa on Thursday.