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Broadcast ruling spins bewildering cocoon around public interest
Broadcast ruling spins bewildering cocoon around public interest
When called upon to do so, newspapers will grit their teeth and publish an apology. Sometimes, and rather more joyfully, they will run a self-satisfied piece about how a complaint was dismissed. But it's rare to find anybody else paying much attention....
Press council has 'no power' to investigate Sunday Times
Press council has 'no power' to investigate Sunday Times
The Press Council of South Africa has told the department of communications that it cannot investigate a complaint of unethical conduct...
New press standards should inspire journalists to excellence
New press standards should inspire journalists to excellence
No pun necessarily intended, although there are more severe punishments in store now for transgressors.
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...
Media sets new standards to defend self-regulation
Media sets new standards to defend self-regulation
A new architecture for the Press Council of South Africa, an extensively revised code, a clearer process for dealing with complaints and a more...
Press Council to review its constitution
Press Council to review its constitution
The Press Council of South Africa (PCSA) is to undertake a complete review of its constitution in the wake of criticisms which have emerged in...
Press Council warns against media tribunal
Press Council warns against media tribunal
Chairperson of the Press Council of South Africa, Raymond Louw, on Monday took issue with a call by the African National Congress (ANC) and South...
Nzimande launches stinging attack on City Press
Nzimande launches stinging attack on City Press
South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has accused City Press newspaper of adopting an "extremely hostile attitude"...
Call to stop 'meaningless journalism'
Call to stop 'meaningless journalism'
"Let's stop meaningless journalism."

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