CASE NUMBER: 16/2016 – MLENGA VS eNCA – News – Misleading

televisionThe complaint concerns the alleged misleading through a translation of a Zulu language expression to the English language by the Broadcaster, thereby not likely to convey the proper message of the plight of community members. The applicable clause 11 of the Code determines that news must be truthful, accurate and reported in a fair manner and also that news must be presented in a correct context without intentional or negligent departure from the facts. Tribunal found that the translation did not compromise the integrity and context of the story which aimed at highlighting the plight of the remote community to access basic services. As a result no contravention was found and the complaint was not upheld.

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