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Press ombud hate speech ruling on HuffPost SA set aside
Press ombud hate speech ruling on HuffPost SA set aside
The Press Council of South Africa has set aside a hate speech ruling made by press ombudsman Johan Retief on a blog post published by the Huffington Post SA, which called for white men to be disenfranchised....
Qwelane hate speech ruling hailed as a victory by queer activists
Qwelane hate speech ruling hailed as a victory by queer activists
In what has been hailed as a victory for the country’s LGBTI communities, the Johannesburg High Court today delivered a ruling declaring comments...
Ombud dismisses 'offensive' Molefe cartoon complaint
Ombud dismisses 'offensive' Molefe cartoon complaint
A Mail & Guardian cartoon depicting former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe as crucified on an electricity pylon is not in breach of the Press Code,...
Press Ombud rules in favour of Mail & Guardian
Press Ombud rules in favour of Mail & Guardian
National Nuclear Regulator chief executive Bismark Tyobeka claimed an article written by the weekly's reporter, Lionel Faull, falsely reported that...
The New Age pulls out of ombudsman system
The New Age pulls out of ombudsman system
The New Age newspaper has pulled out of the Press Council's ombudsman system, the council said on Wednesday.
Journalists wearing ANC colours not his jurisdiction, says press ombudsman
Journalists wearing ANC colours not his jurisdiction, says press ombudsman
The press ombudsman cannot judge two journalists for wearing ANC attire at the ruling party's birthday celebrations because their behaviour...
Ombud orders Sunday Times to apologise to Gordhan
Ombud orders Sunday Times to apologise to Gordhan
The press ombud has ruled that the Sunday Times apologise to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan for "inaccurately and unfairly"...
Ombudsman orders Daily Sun to apologise for corpse photos
Ombudsman orders Daily Sun to apologise for corpse photos
The Daily Sun must publish a front page apology for the publication of two graphic photographs of corpses, press ombudsman Johan Retief...
Press ombud decides not to ban Islamic terms
Press ombud decides not to ban Islamic terms
The terms "Islamist militants" and "militant Islam" will not be banned from South African newspaper reports.
Vivian Reddy's complaint against M&G dismissed
Vivian Reddy's complaint against M&G dismissed
The ruling is based on the written submissions of Reddy and the Mail & Guardian's Centre for Investigative Journalism,...
Correction: Drum to apologise to Bonang Matheba
Correction: Drum to apologise to Bonang Matheba
On February 18 Sapa issued a story headlined "DRUM ORDERED TO APOLOGISE" claiming that the press ombud instructed Drum...
New Age cleared of wrongdoing in Malema London stories - mostly
New Age cleared of wrongdoing in Malema London stories - mostly
"The newspaper, indeed, merely fulfilled its duty to inform the public of these allegations," deputy press ombudsman Johan Retief said in a...

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