Sanef calls on police to stop ‘bugging’ journalists

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[…]

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Media ethics inquiry making progress: Sanef

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[…]

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SANEF to request meeting with eNCA over censorship allegations

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[…]

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Sanef, EFF to square off in court

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[…]

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Editors call for evidence of Winnie apartheid smear campaign

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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