CASE NUMBER: 17/2016 – SHIVAMBU vs SABC CHANNEL 404 – BALANCE

omplaint that in a news/comment programme the Broadcaster failed to invite someone with knowledge of the Vatsonga to challenge the statements by the Deputy Minister of Co-operative Government and Traditional Affairs on this topic.  This programme was titled a news programme but listeners and viewers were invited to phone in and comment on the subject [...]

By | 2017-01-27T11:46:27+00:00 November 25th, 2016|SABC News Channel|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 17/2016 – SHIVAMBU vs SABC CHANNEL 404 – BALANCE

CASE NUMBER: 10/2016 – DAMARAH VS SABC NEWS CHANNEL 404 – MISREPRESENTATION OF FACTS

The Broadcaster broadcast a news bulletin regarding the affairs of the Riemvasmaak Gemeenskap Ontwikkelingstrust. In the bulletin, reference was made to two former administrators of the Trust who were convicted of theft.  From the evidence before the Tribunal it appeared that the conviction of the two had been set aside by the High Court. Reference [...]

By | 2017-01-27T11:46:28+00:00 October 12th, 2016|SABC News Channel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 10/2016 – DAMARAH VS SABC NEWS CHANNEL 404 – MISREPRESENTATION OF FACTS