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Fact Sheet for South African Broadcasting Corporation

Country: South Africa
Observations: The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is the state owned broadcaster in South Africa, and was for many years the monopoly, controlled by the white minority National Party government.
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SAPS not 'hopelessly out of time' says advocate

"We acknowledge that we are out of time, but we are not hopelessly out of time," advocate William Mokhari, for the police, said at a public hearing at the Independent Communications Authority of SA's offices in Johannesburg.The Democratic Alliance said ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 37 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

SA police complains to ICASA over DA adverts

The Complaints and Compliance Commission (CCC) of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) will today hear a complaint from the South African Police Service (SAPS) in connection to political advertisements by opposition party the ... [Published HumanIPO - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Friends & Friction: Careful what you ban – it can backfire

The first rule of competitive advertising is to never give anything to your competitors, not even a cold shoulder.So when a competitor launches an attack, never respond and never ask for its ad to be banned. If you do, you’ll draw free attention to the ... [Published City Press - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Poor to bear the brunt of inflation increase - SABC News

...rate than higher income groups." Loos says that another increase in contribution to the overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation came from the major Housing and Utilities sub-index. A gradually strengthening residential rental market has...full ... [Published Liberty Group Limited - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

Malema`s Fireband Advert Banned by South Africa`s Public Broadcaster

Johannesburg – Populist politician Julius Malema`s party has been refused to run an election campaign advert by South Africa’s public broadcaster who alleged it was inflammatory, the party said Wednesday.Free airtime slots on the South Africa Broadcasting ... [Published News of the South - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Analysis: South African media on World Press Freedom Day 2014

it’s worth reflecting on how we are doing as a country in the press freedom stakes, relative to other countries but also with regard to whether we’ve improved or digressed within the past few years. All things considered, it does not look good. By JULIE ... [Published Daily Maverick - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

SABC denies appeal to fund UMSL student newspaper

- The Current could face closure next year if no funding solution is found. Editors set to meet with Chancellor after Student Activities Budget Committee decision. PHOTO: The newsroom of The Current, the student newspaper at University of Missouri-St. ... [Published University of Missouri - St. Louis Current - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

New Amasa Committee Ready for ALP Applications

The newly appointed AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) board, committee and chair of the Johannesburg Chapter have announced that they are ready for applications for the ten places available on the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP) ... [Published - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

SA row over 'banned' Malema advert

South Africa's public broadcaster has said it refused to broadcast a campaign message from the Economic Freedom Front (EFF) as it incited violence.The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) denied that it was banned because it came from the EF ... [Published BBC - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

The SABC, Ayisafani, the EFF and Section 10(1)(d) of the Broadcasting Act

"If the SABC is to be regarded as the watchdog and disciplinarian, then who disciplines the SABC? Surely the intention of the legislature was to answer this question: the CCC (Complaints and Compliance Committee of ICASA) of course" - Judge Neels Claassen ... [Published - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 28 reports


Published: Wednesday, 2014/04/23THE EFF has complained to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) about the SABC’s decision to ban its election advert.Party leader Julius Malema yesterday said: “The advert, which was supposed ... [Published - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 5 reports

EFF takes on SABC for banned ad

JOHANNESBURG - Just days after the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) squared off before the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) over the party's election TV and radio adverts , the ... [Published Eye Witness News - Apr 22 2014]
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Rotary documentary spotlights HIV/AIDS preventi... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 28 2014]
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, March 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will air a 24-minute documentary about a project that brings...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
DA banned TV advert & a parody video! [Published DChetty - Apr 17 2014]
If you haven’t seen the TV ad for the DA that has been barred from airing on SABC, here’s a copy: Now, watch the brilliant parody video that was released shortly after all of the hype surrounding the video for a local business in Johannesburg ...
‘South Africa’s president must stop this’ [Published EnviroLib - Mar 11 2014]
The survival of white lions a free roaming species is hanging by a thread. There is an abominable, growing, legal industry that threatens all the lions of South Africa, both tawny and white, a practice that is so despicable it makes one’s stomach shudder ...
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