Sanef challenges all news desks and editors to use women’s voices, experts and analysts during August instead of contacting the same old. We commemorate Women’s Day/Women’s month this year by listening carefully to what women all over the country are saying: stop all the violence against women, stop abuse both physical and emotional, stop […]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) strongly condemns the abuse of Witness court reporter, Sharika Regchand by Senior Magistrate, Ashin Singh in Pietermaritzburg. SANEF notes this is part of a pattern of abuse by the Magistrate, of a number of Witness journalists, with particular abuse taking place yesterday. Yesterday Singh instructed that Regchand be […]
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) published their “Short Guide to the History of Fake News & Disinformation” (a handbook/learning module with a timeline stretching from Cleopatra to Cambridge Analytica). Download the guide here: A Short Guide to History of Fake News and Disinformation_ICFJ Final Read more: https://www.icfj.org/news/short-guide-history-fake-news-and-disinformation-new-icfj-learning-module
The coverage – in text and photographs – of people queueing for bread and public transport as well as motor vehicles queueing for fuel has led to the confiscation of newspapers by authorities in Sudan. TAEF today strongly condemns the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) for the seizure of three entire print runs […]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) notes the closure of the Huffington Post hot on the heels of the closure of the AfroVoice just a few weeks ago. And in November last year we saw the closure of the print version of the Times. On Monday, Media 24 and the HuffPost announced plans to […]
TRAINING MATTERS An occasional column from the Education & Training Sub-committee Six FAQs about the new journalism qualification Last weekend’s AGM heard news about the progress of the new national journalism qualification. But because not all SANEF members can get to all meetings, it was also clear that we as E&T need to do […]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is a non-profit organisation whose members are editors, senior journalists and journalism trainers from all areas of the South African media.
We are committed to championing South Africa’s hard-won freedom of expression and promoting quality, ethics and diversity in the South African media.
Sanef promotes excellence in journalism through fighting for media freedom, writing policy submissions, research, education and training programmes.