• 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

  • 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 […]

    Monday, 10 December 2018

  • 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, […]

    Wednesday, 5 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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