08 March 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) condemns the manhandling of Rekord journalist Reitumetse Mahope. He was manhandled by private security guards while taking pictures during a protest at the Huis Davidzt retirement home in central Pretoria on Thursday. Workers at the home have been on a year-long protest complaining about not […]
08 March 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) met with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on 6 March to discuss issues of mutual interest including in particular the issues of human rights, the role of the media and South Africa’s 2019 elections. As a top priority SANEF raised the systemic, abusive […]
04 March 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) condemns the systemic, abusive and cruel social media attack levelled against Talk Show Host and veteran journalist Karima Brown over the last 24 hours by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and his supporters. Malema published the cell phone number of Brown and shortly […]
04 March 2019 On Friday 1 March 2019 the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) received the final forensic report of a review performed by Deloitte into allegations that Bosasa paid R100 000 to a crowdfunding campaign for the SABC8 journalists. SANEF requested Deloitte to perform a forensic review after the publication of such […]
04 March 2019 Forensic review of donations received in 2016 for a specific initiative of the South African National Editors’ Forum. Download report: SANEF Report 28.02.19. without letterdocx
Introduction The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is one of the most influential groupings in South Africa. It consists of title editors and senior editorial executives operating in print, broadcasting and digital mainstream and some regional and community media, as well as media trainers from major journalism training institutes in the country. […]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is a non-profit organisation whose members are editors, senior journalists and journalism trainers from all areas of the South African media.
We are committed to championing South Africa’s hard-won freedom of expression and promoting quality, ethics and diversity in the South African media.
Sanef promotes excellence in journalism through fighting for media freedom, writing policy submissions, research, education and training programmes.