• 15 May 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) strongly condemns the attack on two SABC journalists, Thabo Katsanda and Thabiso Radebe, at Moemaneng in Marquard in the Free State. The journalists escaped with their lives when they were attacked by a group of armed youth. They were forced to drive over a barricade […]

    Wednesday, 15 May 2019

  • 15 May 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is shocked to hear that journalists were blocked from taking pictures of eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede outside the Durban Commercial Crimes Court yesterday. This was shortly after she was granted R50 000 bail, when appearing on a number of corruption-related charges linked to a R208m […]

    Wednesday, 15 May 2019

  • 14 May 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is perturbed about the continued job losses in the media industry. This time, Tiso Blackstar has announced that the tabloid newspaper Sunday World will be shut down and that they will be retrenching staff across a number of its publications including the Sowetan, Business Day, […]

    Tuesday, 14 May 2019

  • 13 May 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is concerned about the arrest of a Mpumalanga, community media editor, last Friday, Etienne Mare. On 8 May, the day of the elections, Mare posted a video online claiming that he was on his way to vote for a second time after hearing from a […]

    Monday, 13 May 2019

  • 07 May 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is deeply saddened by the passing away of former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) TV Current Affairs Editor, Sefako Nyaka. Nyaka passed away this weekend in what is believed to have been a cardiac arrest. Nyaka was a veteran journalist and worked for a number […]

    Tuesday, 7 May 2019

  • 06 May 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) condemns the criminal targeting of the offices of Bayede news, ElaboHlanga and Ubukhozi newspapers under the Igunundu Press in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend. Five armed men broke in and stole all the computers, cameras and office equipment.  This is a harsh blow to the news operation on the eve […]

    Monday, 6 May 2019

ABOUT SANEF

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.

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QUALITY

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

ETHICS

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

FREEDOM

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

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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