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SANEF WELCOMES APPEALS PANEL DECISION ON HATE SPEECH CASE

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

The SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) welcomes this week’s ruling by the Appeals Panel of the Press Council of SA which served to uphold the values of the constitution when it comes to media freedom and hate speech.
In a victory for freedom of expression, Judge Bernard Ngoepe set aside Ombudsman Johan Retief’s earlier ruling that comments contained in an opinion article published in Huffington Post South Africa earlier this year were discriminatory and amounted to hate speech.

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SANEF SADDENED AT THE LOSS OF THREE JOURNALISTS - 21 August 2017

Monday, 21 August 2017

THE South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) would like to pass its condolences to the families of three journalists that passed on in the past week.
Former Press Ombudsman, veteran journalist and editor, Ed Linington, entertainment journalist Mandla Motau and veteran journalist, photographer and SABC News’ Johannesburg Editor, Zola Ntutu.

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