2019 December

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19 Dec: SANEF Deeply Concerned By Allegations Of Editorial Interference In The Newsroom At eNCA

The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is deeply concerned on 19 December 2019, by allegations from former senior eNCA journalist, Samkele Maseko that eNCA’s Kanthan Pillay had censored stories in the newsroom. The censoring of journalists, who report in ethical and responsible ways is anathema in our industry and…

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14 Dec: A statement from Daily Maverick Editor-in-Chief Branko Brkic on EFF congress and important media freedom issues

EFF Leader Julius Malema By Branko Brkic of Daily Maverick • 14 December 2019 A fierce debate is currently raging on an important question: should the media pull out of covering the EFF National People’s Assembly, following the ‘banning’ of the journalists from Daily Maverick, Scorpio, amaBhungane and possibly other media…

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13 Dec: SANEF Calls For EFF To Include A Diversity Of Journalists At Its Elective Conference

EFF leadership On 13 December 2019, the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) calls for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to include a diversity of journalists at its elective conference opening today. SANEF has learnt that the EFF has denied access to journalists from Daily Maverick, Scorpio, amaBhungane, Rapport and…