2018 October

19 Oct: Sanef Commemorates 41st Anniversary of Black Wednesday

19 October 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) commemorated the 41st anniversary of Black Wednesday yesterday. A number of newspapers aligned with the black consciousness movement and ideology were banned by the Apartheid State on 19 October 1977. Various prominent journalists were also arrested on this day, along…

16 Oct: Sanef to Take Steps After Sunday Times Apologies

16 October 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) met today with the management of Tiso Blackstar in the wake of the deeply disturbing developments in the Sunday Times newsroom. While, SANEF welcomes the Sunday Times apologies, we acknowledge that the breaches of editorial standards have undermined public trust…

09 Oct: Sanef Mourns the Passing of Rowena Baird

09 October 2018   The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) mourns the passing of SABC radio legend, Rowena Baird, after a long and brave struggle with colon cancer. Baird was a senior presenter on SAFM’s Morning Talk programme.   Baird was part of a generation that transformed radio and…