Publications

Sanef has published insightful work in the field of media ethics, which can be downloaded or ordered on our site.

We recommend the following books on the topic of ethics in the media and particularly journalism, some of them by leading South African media academics:

  • Black, white & grey, ethics in South African journalism. Krüger, F. 2004. Double Storey Books: Cape Town.
  • Media ethics: a guide to responsible journalism. Retief, J. 2002. OUP: Cape Town.
  • Editorial independence? It depends on interdependence. Siluma, M. 1996. Rhodes Journalism review. No. 13.
  • When MBA’s rule the newsroom. Underwood, D. 1995. Columbia University Press: New York.
    • To view all Sanef’s publications and downloads, visit our Resources page.

Reporting the Courts - A desk guide and glossary (2012)

Category: Ethics
Posted: November 6, 2012

Reporting the Courts - Handbook (2012)

Category: Ethics
Posted: November 6, 2012

BCCSA chairperson’s report 2007 – 2008

Category: Ethics | Freedom | Quality
Posted: December 1, 2009

BCCSA media codes of conduct

Category: Ethics
Posted: December 1, 2009

Die Burger’s code of ethics (Afrikaans)

Category: Ethics
Posted: December 1, 2009

SABC editorial code

Category: Ethics
Posted: December 1, 2009
Permalink: SABC editorial code

Code of professional practice

Category: Ethics
Posted: December 1, 2009

SA press codes of conduct

Category: Ethics
Posted: December 1, 2009

SABC legal and policy framework for broadcast news

Category: Ethics
Posted: December 1, 2009

Sunday Times staff policy guide

Category: Ethics
Posted: December 1, 2009

The Star’s code of ethics and Independent Newspapers’ code of conduct

Black, white and grey: Ethics in South African journalism

Category: Ethics
Posted: November 26, 2009