More criticism for SABC's 'apartheid-like censorship' - News24

Johannesburg - Free speech groups and opposition parties have condemned the South African state broadcaster's (SABC) decision to stop showing violent anti-government protests, claiming the move disregarded the right to dissent in the country. The SABC ...

SABC decision is not censorship - ANC - News24

Johannesburg - The SABC's decision not to broadcast footage of people destroying public property during protests should not be seen as censorship, the ANC said on Saturday. "What the SABC has done with its decision not to show footage or visuals of ...

ANC calls for debate around role of media covering violent protests - Eyewitness News

Yesterday, the SABC announced a decision to no longer broadcast visuals of public violence during protests. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. SABC · Violent protests · Protests · Violent service delivery protests · SABC news · Media · Unscheduled protests.

SABC clarifies stance on coverage of violent protests - South African Broadcasting Corporation

SABC Spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago says the SABC will still cover protests, but will not show footage of violence.(SABC). Tags: Gauteng · Johannesburg · SABC · Kaizer Kganyago · Protests. The SABC has clarified its position with regard to reports that ...

SABC's non-coverage of violent protests compared to apartheid censorship - Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG - There's been wide-ranging criticism of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) decision to stop showing visuals of property being destroyed by protesters, with some comparing it to media censorship during apartheid. Today ...

Sanef, R2K raise concern over SABC 'censorship' - News24

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has objected to the SABC's decision to limit the broadcasting of protests on grounds that the destruction of public property will fuel public violence. “The SABC has a huge viewership. Many people rely ...

SANEF slams SABC plan on violent protests - South African Broadcasting Corporation

SANEF says the SABC should use creative ways to tell violent protest stories instead of not broadcasting them at all. (SABC). Tags: Gauteng · Johannesburg · SANEF · SABC · Tshepo Phagane. The South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) has called on ...

EFF: SABC is protecting the ANC by not airing violent protests - Eyewitness News

FILE: A bus was set alight and roads blocked in Hammanskraal following service delivery protests in the area this week. Picture: Arrive Alive. SABC · Economic Freedom Fighters · Violent protests · Africa National Congress. Email; Print ...

Political parties condemn SABC 'censorship' - News24

Cape Town – Political parties on Friday condemned the South African Broadcasting Corporation's decision to limit the broadcasting of protests. This after the public broadcaster announced on Friday that it would no longer broadcast footage of people ...

SABC out of tune with local content policy says Lotus listeners - Public Eye Maritzburg

Radio Lotus listeners are up in arms that their favourite Bollywood tunes will have to take the backseat as the station complies with a directive from the SABC that 90% of all music content be local content. Earlier this month, SABC Chief Operations ...

Watch: Awkward “Thank you SABC” song praising Motsoeneng - BusinessTech

The SABC has broadcast a song, patting itself on the back and praising COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng for his policy to play 90% local music across the group's radio stations. The song was broadcast by the SABC effectively thanking itself and COO Hlaudi ...

Blind eye to violence - Independent Online

Durban - The SABC has declared an immediate blackout on footage of the burning of schools and other facilities, saying “we will not cover people who are destroying public property”. “It is regrettable that these actions are disrupting many lives, and ...

Is the #SABC ban on protests censorship? - Independent Online

Johannesburg - A storm of controversy has met the SABC's decision no longer to show footage of destruction of property during service delivery protests, with some calling the move an “obvious form of censorship”. According to SABC spokesman Kaizer ...

SABC's Hlaudi orders censorship of protest coverage - Channel 24

Cape Town – The SABC's controversial boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng has ordered the immediate censorship of the public broadcaster's news bulletins saying SABC TV news will no longer show any visual of the destruction of property during any public protests.

SABC explains decision to halt broadcasts of violent protests - Eyewitness News

Cape Talk | SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago explains why the public broadcaster will no longer broadcast footage of violent protests. SABC · Service delivery protests · Censorship allegations at the SABC · Censorship · DA accuses SABC of censorship.

Hlaudi acting like a politician – analyst - Citizen

The ban on protest footage broadcasts is similar to what PW Botha did during the 1980s, an analyst has said. SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has in recent times been acting more like a politician than an executive, according to political analyst professor ...

Motsoeneng's protest blackout shows SABC is a 'propaganda portal for political masters' - Times LIVE

Police keep a watchful eye over Durban firemen as they douse a blaze on the M19. File photo. Image by: JACKIE CLAUSEN. The Democratic Alliance's shadow minister of communications‚ Phumzile Van Damme‚ said the party is “considering its legal ...

SABC will no longer broadcast destruction of public property - News24

Johannesburg - The SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will no longer broadcast footage of people destroying public property during protests. The public broadcaster announced its decision in a statement on Friday morning. The decision would be ...

SABC bans broadcast of protests, destruction of property - eNCA

File: The SABC's chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng believes showing footage of violent protests was inciteful. Photo: Gallo / Denvor de Wee. JOHANNESBURG – In the wave of protests that have engulfed South Africa, state broadcaster SABC on ...

Cope: 'SABC's footage blackout won't stop the protests' - Times LIVE

The Congress of the People (Cope) on Friday poured scorn on the decision by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to no longer show “footage of people burning public institutions”.