The Sanef Office relocated to Richmond, Johannesburg during December 2012.

Our new contact details are:

Telephone: 011 482 5771 / 011 482 6775 • Fax: 011 482 9132

Block A
1 Richmond Forum
Ground Floor
Cedar Avenue
Richmond, Johannesburg
(next to Johannesburg Country Club in Auckland Park)
2092

 

News

SANEF CONDEMNS SOCCER MAYHEM

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) condemns the violent behaviour of the soccer fans… Read more…

Monday, 13 February 2017

SANEF STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE SECURITISATION OF PARLIAMENT

The South African National Editors’ Forum strongly condemns events which unfolded in Parliament this week… Read more…

Saturday, 11 February 2017

STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF MAXWELL DUBE

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Wednesday, 8 February 2017

STATEMENT ON MEDIA ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS FOR SONA 2017

The South Africa National Editors’ Forum remains extremely concerned that security arrangements for the president’s… Read more…

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

STATEMENT ON THE KIDNAPPING OF SOUTH AFRICAN PHOTOJOURNALIST SHIRAAZ MOHAMED IN SYRIA

South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) condemns the abduction of photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, on 10th… Read more…

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

SANEF APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR

SANEF Incoming Executive Director - Chris Kabwato

The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is elated to announce the appointment of Chris… Read more…

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

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Quality

Sanef promotes excellence in journalism through training and education programmes as well as our free-of-charge publications.

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Freedom

Sanef supports a free press and the right of the media to work without fear of reprisal or intimidation.

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Ethics

Sanef is committed to encouraging ethically-driven media, and providing an environment for ethics discourse in the South African media.

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Diversity

Among Sanef’s key endeavours is the work of addressing racial and gender diversity in the media so that it more accurately reflects South Africa’s demographics.

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Members’ Blogs

Freedom of the African internet

Guy Berger – Thought Leader

Ahead of May 3 World Press Freedom Day, a new study of 37 countries gives the state of play for internet freedom in six African states. Here?s the pecking order: South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Zimbabwe … and Ethiopia. (Yes, there?s a place even more restrictive than Zimbabwe.) Although South...

Monday, 2 May 2011

For the Sunday Times, transparency should be the new credibility

Guy Berger – Thought Leader

It was only after Business Day published, that the Sunday Times proffered an editorial comment ? feebly asking the public to feel free to complain about any perceived problems....

Monday, 27 June 2011

Why the Independent Media panel on reader commentary disappointed

Anton Harber – The Harbinger

The panel advising Independent Media on its handling of hate and other objectionable online reader commentary has recommended that these newspapers start pre-editing all online reader commentary or close it down. This is worrying. It will cost significant money to pre-edit all this material, so management will be tempted in...

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Lessons from Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Anton Harber – The Harbinger

FANS of Monty Python and the Holy Grail will remember the Black Knight, who would not allow King Arthur to pass. When Arthur chops off his arm, he dismisses it as, “Just a scratch ? I?ve had worse”. When he chops off his other arm, “It is just a flesh...

Thursday, 22 October 2015