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MultiChoice set for organic growth

The firm is countering threats from streaming services and is investing strongly in local content

Who runs SA’s media is a black-and-white issue

The boards and top management are mostly white men, but the majority of the media houses’ employees are African women

Media 24 admits to cartel conduct, pays hefty fine

Media24 joins eight other media companies that have reached settlement agreements with the Competition Commission

Media24 loses its war of words with Oxford over woordeboek

Without oral evidence, an application to have a contested Afrikaans-English dictionary pulled from the shelves was dismissed.

How the Dutch rapped Naspers over the knuckles for tax, while its BEE scheme flopped

Naspers is raking in profits globally, but its BEE shareholders aren’t happy. And it’s been trying to pay less tax in Europe via its Netherlands HQ.

Historic news wire agency Sapa to close down

News wire service, the South African Press Association, will send out its last story at midnight on March 31 2015, its board said on Thursday.

Design24 competition to rejuvenate Naspers building

Design24 has launched a competition for designers to reimagine the Sanlam Centre in Cape Town, once the tallest building in Africa.

Newspapers hard-pressed by JSE rules

The loss of as much as 75% in advertising volume has spurred retrenchments in the business media.

Media merger gets the nod (terms and conditions apply)

A merger between Media24, the Paarl Media Group and the Natal Witness has been conditionally approved by the competition tribunal.

Community papers a battlefield

Opposition to the merger of <em>The Witness</em> and Media24 has shed light on shady practices in the community newspaper sector.

Ultimately our democracy will suffer

Read the open letter to Naspers and Media24 executives about the possible closure of Boekehuis.

Bean-counters vs books

It has been a sad and bad year for the book world in Johannesburg.

Media24 faces predatory pricing allegations

Media24 is to be questioned by the Competition Tribunal after a Free State media house accused it of anti-competitive behaviour regarding advertising.

Media groups to be probed for collusion

Competition regulators are gearing up to investigate allegations of collusion in the newspaper printing industry.

Pluralism is a bigger priority than press ownership

There's renewed focus on newspaper ownership by the ANC, even as they're becoming less hardline about the Media Appeals Tribunal and the Secrecy Bill.

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SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date

The former president’s lawyers asked last week that he be excused from appearing in person, although no such arrangements were made for his snubbing of the Zondo commission

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