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31 May 2023 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is deeply saddened by the sudden death of political analyst,…
13 May: SANEF mourns the death of stalwart journalist Enoch Duma and community Cape TV journalist, Athule Mazulu
13 May 2023 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is saddened to learn of the deaths of stalwart journalist…
MEDIA ETHICS AND CREDIBILITY INQUIRY
SANEF has launched an Inquiry into Media Ethics with a panel of commissioners headed by retired judge Kathleen Satchwell, including panelists Nikiwe Bikitsha and Rich Mkhondo. The aim of this Inquiry is to investigate what went wrong with some of our journalism in recent years and how we can fix these gaps and loopholes so that trust and alliances between us and the public can be built.
Click here for a link to the terms of reference of the Inquiry.
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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.
SANEF promotes excellence in journalism through training and education programmes as well as our free-of-charge publications.
SANEF is committed to encouraging ethically-driven media and providing an environment for ethics discourse.
SANEF supports free media and the right of the media to work without fear of reprisal, harassment or intimidation.
SANEF’s key endeavours are the work of addressing racial and gender diversity in the media so that it more accurately reflects South Africa’s demographics.