Media

Court orders former Lottery boss to pay punitive legal costs to journalist

Raymond Joseph is suing former Chief Operating Officer of the National Lotteries Commission Phillemon Letwaba for defamation

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Law | 1 March 2023

Judge makes U-turn on State Security Agency judgment

Judge Molefe decides to make public her judgment suppressing Independent Newspapers report

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Law | 19 October 2022

The media has failed to warn society about climate collapse, says science writer

Climate reporting guide for South African media launches

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Brief | 16 September 2022

Daily Maverick wins defamation case

Columnist Modibe Modiba ordered to pay R100,000, remove comments and apologise

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Law | 15 August 2022

Massive staff costs at state agency that is supposed to fund media

The Media Diversity and Development Agency, marred by squabbles at the top, spends over 35% of its income on staff and administration

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Feature | 14 June 2022

Publishers slam state agency tasked with funding media

The Association of Independent Publishers says it plans to take legal action against the Media Diversity and Development Agency

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News | 8 June 2022

ICASA issues radio licence to deregistered company

Regulator ignores compliance requirements

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News | 30 March 2022

An interview with Hopewell Chin’ono

Journalist says reporters in Zimbabwe live in fear of arrest

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Interview | 17 August 2021

United Civil Society in Action sues GroundUp and the National Lotteries Commission

Case brought after GroundUp exposed dodgy grants and looting of funds

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News | 17 June 2020

Uitenhage quick to fix pipes … when the problem is reported in the media

Complaints go unattended for years until reporters get involved

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Brief | 10 April 2019

How a journalist took an ethical stand and risked her job

Natasha Bolognesi refused to edit a bogus article

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Science | 9 April 2018

Constitutional Court decision could change TV landscape

Encryption of digital signal at issue

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Law | 15 March 2017

Distinguishing bias from bullshit

Two perspectives on fake news

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Opinion | 31 January 2017

GroundUp response to complaint about publishing photo and name of child

We believe we have acted ethically

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Analysis | 13 September 2016