Press Code

Editorial: Our dishonesty harms journalism

We must confront our failings and be better

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.
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Your questions on the new press code: Highlights

M&G editor-in-chief Nic Dawes and press ombud Joe Thloloe chatted through the changes for SA journalism in our weekly live video. Watch the highlights.

Membership criteria need urgent review

Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's special adviser, Rams Mabote, says press clubs should just be for journalists.

Membership criteria need urgent review

Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's special adviser, Rams Mabote, says press clubs should just be for journalists.

Media self-regulation is ideal

Ruling party's participation in the hearings of the Press Freedom Commission comes as a surprise.

Plagiarism oversight prompts press code concerns

The amended press code does not properly define or address plagiarism, editor Barney Mthombothi said at the Press Freedom Commission hearings.

Zapiro slams new press code

The cartoonist believes it is too prescriptive and ignores the creative freedom of artists.

Broader public called to comment

Commission is embarking on a campaign to elicit debate and is researching possible regulation.

Sowetan to apologise to Buthelezi

The press ombudsman has ordered the <i>Sowetan</i> to run a front page apology to IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi for damage to his credibility.

Newspaper ordered to apologise to DA’s Zille

The <i>Sowetan</em> has been ordered to apologise to Helen Zille for saying she, as Western Cape premier, had wasted millions of rands on consultants.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it