2019 February

19 Feb: New Press Ombud Appointed

PIPPA GREEN, a renowned and seasoned journalist and writer, has been appointed by the South African Press Council as the new Press Ombud.   This came after Johan Retief, who has occupied the post for nearly a decade, has resigned.   She will commence her term on April 1.  …

13 Feb: Sanef Meets the Minister of Communications

13 February 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum and the Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams held a very open and constructive meeting after the minister was filmed blocking journalists covering the ANC manifesto launch in the Eastern Cape at the weekend. The SANEF delegation stressed to the Minister the…

13 Feb: Sanef Mourns Death of Media Colleagues

13 February 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) joins our colleagues in the media fraternity to mourn the passing of key colleagues who leave an indelible mark in our industry. Veteran journalist and editor, Brendan Boyle, succumbed to his battle to cancer on Monday. Boyle was a veteran journalist…