11 December 2018 The South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) is concerned that journalists and photographers assigned to cover the Mahila Mahikeng Cultural Jazz Festival in Northwest at the weekend were physically manhandled and forcibly removed during the course of doing their jobs as accredited and official media. Journalists from the Daily Sun, the SABC […]
10 December 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) and the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) met on Friday 7 December to discuss reports in the media that NLC was asking the State Security Agency to investigate journalists around breaches to their information systems. The NLC shared the background and context to the alarming […]
05 December 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is alarmed at a statement by the chairperson of the board of the National Lotteries Commission, Professor Alfred Nevhutanda, that the NLC has asked the State Security Agency (SSA) to investigate journalists. Nevhutanda, who was appearing before Parliament’s Trade and Industry portfolio committee last week, […]
04 December 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has condemned the publishing of the home address of EFF leader Julius Malema on Twitter by freelance journalist and author Jacques Pauw. This follows the publication of an exposé by Eyewitness News on the alleged funding of Malema’s house by a private businessman. Although […]
27 November 2018 The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has declined a request from the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) for a meeting to discuss threats and intimidation levelled against journalists in the wake of inflammatory statements made by EFF leader Julius Malema. SANEF requested a meeting with Malema and his executives following calls by […]
24 November 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) held its last Council meeting for 2018 today. A number of resolutions were taken. Four particularly critical ones included resolutions to deal with EFF threats against journalists and the media, the financial crisis at the SABC, SANEF’s proposed inquiry into media ethics and a campaign […]
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