The South Africa National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) is saddened to learn of the deaths of two prominent journalists Aldrin Naidu (48) and Yadhna Jadoo (34), who both passed away on Wednesday, 25 April 2018. Naidu headed Media Reimagine, a company specialising in digital and communications’ strategy, writing and editing, while Jadoo was the News editor for the […]
The South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) in partnership with frayintermedia oversaw the first workshop aimed at developing the assessments for the new journalism occupational qualification on Friday and Saturday, 20 and 21 April at Media24 Offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The two-day workshop brought together 20 seasoned journalists, media experts and journalism […]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is deeply concerned and disgusted by the labelling of certain prominent South African journalists and editors as “Stratcom” agents in a front-page article published by all major Independent Media-owned newspapers on Friday. This is the second time in as many weeks that prominent journalists have been called “Stratcom” […]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has noted the debate about the role of the media in peddling falsehoods and discrediting certain anti-apartheid activists. This debate has erupted as we mourn the death of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. In the course of the debate about her legacy and experience as a freedom fighter, some journalists […]
SANEF IS DISTURBED BY THE PULLING OF SAKINA KAMWENDO’S SHOW ON SAFM, HALF WAY THROUGH THE SHOW 31 March 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has noted with concern the pulling of veteran radio talkshow host, Sakina Kamwendo’s Forum at Eight programme – halfway through the show. Producers were instructed to take Kamwendo […]
SANEF CONDEMNS MALEMA’S REMARKS ABOUT ENCA 21 March 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has noted with concern inflammatory remarks made by EFF leader Julius Malema on social media about ENCA and its journalists. Malema has accused ENCA of advocating an “anti-black agenda” and supporting white supremacy. SANEF recognises and supports Malema’s right […]
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