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DA calls for Motsoeneng dismissal – says he earns R350,000 a month sitting at home

DA calls for Motsoeneng dismissal – says he earns R350,000 a month sitting at home

The DA has called for Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s immediate dismissal, citing a breach in the SABC Code of Conduct, after he arranged his own press briefing on the state of the national broadcaster.

Media - By Staff Writer | 19 April, 2017
Media24 to probe controversial ‘Deny White Men’ article on HuffPost

Media24 to probe controversial ‘Deny White Men’ article on HuffPost

Media24 has announced that it was launching an investigation into the controversial blog “Could It Be Time To Deny White Men The Franchise?” which was published on Huffington Post SA on 13 April.

Media - By MyBroadband | 17 April, 2017
Photos and videos of the people, protesters and signs at the National Day of Action against Zuma

Photos and videos of the people, protesters and signs at the National Day of Action against Zuma

Thousands of people, comprised primarily of members of South Africa’s opposition parties and civil organisations, gathered in Pretoria on Wednesday 12 April in a National Day of Action against President Jacob Zuma.

Media - By Staff Writer | 12 April, 2017
New SABC board considers scrapping 90% local content quota: report

New SABC board considers scrapping 90% local content quota: report

The new SABC board is taking action to scrap the widely ridiculed decision to make all broadcast content 90% local, after it had “undermined the entire business” of the public broadcaster, The Post newspaper reports.

Media - By Staff Writer | 12 April, 2017
Zille lashes out at Cape Times over “fake news” article

Zille lashes out at Cape Times over “fake news” article

Western Cape premier Helen Zille’s spokesperson has lashed out at the Cape Times for running what he calls a “fake news” story surrounding the premier’s recent tweets about colonialism.

Media - By Staff Writer | 3 April, 2017
10 of the best photos from the world’s biggest photo competition

10 of the best photos from the world’s biggest photo competition

Sony has announced the winners of its world photography awards for 2017.

Media - By Staff Writer | 1 April, 2017
Parliament endorses five names to SABC interim board

Parliament endorses five names to SABC interim board

Parliament on Wednesday endorsed five names for appointment by the president, Jacob Zuma to the interim board of the SABC.

Media - By Staff Writer | 16 March, 2017
SA media turning minor issues into national crises: ANC

SA media turning minor issues into national crises: ANC

The ANC released its discussion document on communications policy on Sunday (12 March), detailing how the party plans to introduce new media regulations within the next 3 months.

Media - By Staff Writer | 13 March, 2017
‘Disrespectful’ social development department spokesperson refuses to answer questions in English

‘Disrespectful’ social development department spokesperson refuses to answer questions in English

Social development department spokesperson Lumka Oliphant refused to speak in English during an interview with Talk Radio 702, continuing the department’s trend of shutting down mainstream media’s questions around the social grants crisis.

Media - By Staff Writer | 6 March, 2017
SABC writes off 1 million TV licences: report

SABC writes off 1 million TV licences: report

SABC acting CEO James Aguma has admitted to Parliament that the public broadcaster has written off almost R18 billion in outstanding SABC TV licence fees – and the group isn’t really sure who in South Africa has a licence or not.

Media - By Staff Writer | 1 March, 2017
How the SABC lost R411 million in a year

How the SABC lost R411 million in a year

The SABC has blamed losses in the past financial year on events of national interest that were not budgeted for.

Media - By News24Wire | 28 February, 2017
DStv is hiking its prices for 2017

DStv is hiking its prices for 2017

MultiChoice has announced that DStv price hikes will kick in on 1 April 2017.

Media - By MyBroadband | 17 February, 2017
The powerful winning images from the 2017 World Press Photo Contest

The powerful winning images from the 2017 World Press Photo Contest

The winners of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest have been announced, showing the most powerful and most striking photos taken by photojournalists in the past year.

Media - By Staff Writer | 16 February, 2017
South African internet TV service ShowMax launches in Europe

South African internet TV service ShowMax launches in Europe

ShowMax, an online subscription video on demand (SVOD) service has expanded its service to Europe, with the company launching in Poland.

Media - By MyBroadband | 15 February, 2017
Watch: ANC too embarrassed to talk about its current leaders – DA

Watch: ANC too embarrassed to talk about its current leaders – DA

The Democratic Alliance says that the ANC continues to reference members from the past because it is too embarrassed to talk about its current leaders.

Media - By Staff Writer | 15 February, 2017
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