• 23 January 2019 In response to an allegation published by TimesLive that Bosasa “appears” to have donated R100 000 to a crowdfunding campaign for the SABC8 journalists, the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) would like to clarify the following: We have had the opportunity to go through every of the 394 donations made in […]

    Wednesday, 23 January 2019

  • 22 January 2019 The South African National Editors’ Forum notes with deep concern that Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has again taken the media to task for publishing testimony that has not been publicly presented before the state capture inquiry. SANEF wishes to state it was never consulted on the regulations. When they were first distributed last […]

    Tuesday, 22 January 2019

  • 19 December 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has lodged a complaint in the Equality Court against the Economic Freedom Fighters following a barrage of abusive and dangerous threats against journalists in South Africa. SANEF has approached the court in defense of media freedom and seeking protection of journalists against sustained intimidation and […]

    Wednesday, 19 December 2018

  • 19 December 2018 The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has lodged a complaint in the Equality Court against the Economic Freedom Fighters following a barrage of abusive and dangerous threats against journalists in South Africa. SANEF has approached the court in defense of media freedom and seeking protection of journalists against sustained intimidation and […]

    Wednesday, 19 December 2018

  • 13 December 2018 Turkey, China, and Egypt responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists.   For the third consecutive year at least 251 journalists are behind bars for their work, as authoritarian regimes increasingly use imprisonment to silence dissent, the Committee to Protect Journalists found. As of December 1, 2018, CPJ found 251 […]

    Thursday, 13 December 2018

  • 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 […]

    Tuesday, 11 December 2018

ABOUT SANEF

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.

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QUALITY

Sanef promotes excellence in journalism through training and education programmes as well as our free-of-charge publications.

ETHICS

Sanef is committed to encouraging ethically-driven media, and providing an environment for ethics discourse in the South African media.

FREEDOM

Sanef supports a free media and the right of the media to work without fear of reprisal or intimidation.

DIVERSITY

Among Sanef’s key endeavours is the work of addressing racial and gender diversity in the media so that it more accurately reflects South Africa’s demographics.

           

 

     

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