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Sanef condemns actions of communications minister Ndabeni-Abrahams at ANC manifesto launch

JOHANNESBURG, February 10 – The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has condemned the blocking of journalists by Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams from covering the actions of protesters at an ANC elections manifesto launch in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape. “Sanef has seen the video footage which was also broadcast on television stations showing […]

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SA editor’s forum ropes in independent auditors to probe SABC8 donations

JOHANNESBURG, January 25 – The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) on Friday appoints an independent auditor to Investigate the alleged R100,000 donation reported to have been paid by Bosasa Operations to a crowdfunding campaign for a group of eight journalists who were suspended from the public broadcaster. TimesLIVE reported on Tuesday that Bosasa – now […]

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Sanef takes EFF to Equality Court over threats against journalists

JOHANNESBURG, December 19 – The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) said on Wednesday it has lodged a complaint with the Equality Court against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for intimidating and threatening journalists. ”Sanef has approached the court in defence of media freedom and seeking protection of journalists against sustained intimidation and threats against […]

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EFF snubs Sanef invitation to discuss threats against journalists in South Africa

PORT ELIZABETH,  November 28 – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have snubbed a meeting request from the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) to discuss threats and intimidation levelled against journalists. The request to meet follows EFF leader Julius Malema’s inflammatory remarks, Sanef said in a statement on Tuesday. Sanef said it asked for a […]

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SA editors forum to launch independent probe over Sunday Times “fake news”

JOHANNESBURG, October 16  – The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) said on Tuesday that it will institute an independent investigation into issues of editorial integrity and roll out a major training campaign on media ethics for journalists following an apology by the Sunday Times over breaches of editorial standards. Over the weekend, Sunday Times editor Bongani Siqoko admitted in […]