Publication house Independent Media on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Gauteng health officials, accusing them of a “cover up of mammoth proportions” in the ongoing saga of the “Thembisa 10” babies. Last Tuesday Pretoria News editor Piet Rampedi reported that Gosiame Sithole had given birth to the decuplets at[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has called on the police to immediately cease the surveillance of journalists. It says it will address the issue with Police Minister Bheki Cele and President Cyril Ramaphosa. In the latest incident, the house of an investigative journalist from the Daily Maverick was[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told editors that the African National Congress’ top leadership will meet with former president Jacob Zuma any day soon to discuss among others his defiance of the Constitutional Court order that he appears before the State Capture Commission. He was speaking during a live virtual question[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has paid tribute to City Press executive editor Dumisane Lubisi who died of heart failure on Friday night. According to the newspaper’s managing editor Rhodé Marshall, Lubisi, 44, had previously worked at African Eye news agency, This Day newspaper, and the Sunday Times[…]
The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) says it has made important progress in its independent Media Ethics and Credibility Inquiry. The enquiry was prompted by the apologies made by the Sunday Times for its Rogue Unit, Cato Manor and Zimbabwe Rendition stories in 2019. Since its launch in June[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) will soon request a meeting with eNCA management to discuss allegations of censorship against the television news broadcaster. Former eNCA political reporter Samkele Maseko made the allegations. In a drawn out war on social media, Maseko alleged that then head of News Kanthan[…]
The South African Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has added its voice to the debacle where Eyewitness News (EWN) journalist Barry Bateman called EFF leader Julius Malema a “p**s” shortly after an interview on Tuesday. The video has been shared widely on social media and Bateman’s name was trending on Twitter on[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) and the Economic Freedom Fighters will square off on Monday at the Equality Court in Pretoria over the alleged harassment of journalists by members of the party. This relates to Malema’s alleged hate speech he made outside the Zondo commission in November last year and on social[…]
Intimidation and bullying of journalists by authorities – including the Hawks – is on the rise prompting an outcry from the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF). In a statement on Friday, SANEF said a number of incidents have taken place at a time when the forum was trying to[…]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) called for evidence to be brought forward following claims that about 40 journalists were involved in a deliberate smear campaign against struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela during apartheid. On Wednesday, eNCA aired the documentary ‘Winnie’, in which she claimed there were journalists working under[…]
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