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Pippa Green announced as new press ombud

The renowned journalist and writer has held senior editorial positions in both print and broadcast media

Broadcast ruling spins bewildering cocoon around public interest

For all the fuss around the Press Council of South Africa in the recent past, its rulings attract regrettably little attention.

Press council has ‘no power’ to investigate Sunday Times

The department of communications has failed in its bid to get the Press Council of South Africa to investigate Sunday Times editor Phylicia Oppelt.

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.

Report would not change SA media, say representatives

Media representatives debating a Press Freedom Commission's report say changes to the way the media is regulated will have little practical effect.

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.

Press Council to review its constitution

The Press Council is to undertake a review of its constitution in the wake of criticism which have emerged in debate over the planned media tribunal.

Press Council warns against media tribunal

Chairperson of the Press Council of SA, Raymond Louw, on Monday took issue with a call by the ANC and SACP for a statutory media appeals tribunal.

Call to stop ‘meaningless journalism’

"Let's stop meaningless journalism." That was the cry from new South African press ombudsman Joe Nong Thloloe at a forum, themed Leading Conversations, held on Tuesday. Thloloe, a former South African Broadcasting Corporation and e.tv news editor-in-chief, was appointed to the position at the launch of the new Press Council of South Africa on Friday August 3.

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Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

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NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

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The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

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Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

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