After the vague and worrying policy on phone-tracking, officials have tightened the regulations significantly. But let’s see what comes out of the oven.
M&G Centre of Investigative Journalism will add its weight to the Constitutional Court challenge.
But council reiterates the importance of self-regulation to uphold standards.
MEDIA FREEDOM: The ANC’s backtracking on essential concessions in the Bill is galvanising activists like never before.
Whistle-blowers and journalists can still be criminalised, even though concessions have been made to the Secrecy Bill.
The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism welcomes the concessions ANC MPs made last Friday (June 24) regarding the Protection of Information Bill.
What Jimmy Manyi’s ultimate fantasy could look like
A three-pronged attack by the government comes as self-scrutiny increases.
The planned media appeals tribunal is once again high on the ruling party’s agenda .
COMMENT: The organisation that liberated us from apartheid now wishes to oppress us.
Sticking points prevent committee from pushing legislation through in its current state
What do you do when you have less than three months before the next “final” deadline for the controversial Protection of Information Bill?
The Right2Know campaign is compiling a list of South Africa’s top 10 secrets.
The “development agenda” and “national security” have been invoked to curb press freedom in all post-colonial African countries.
President Jacob Zuma is once again pursuing his lawsuit against cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro for the “rape of justice” cartoon published two years ago.
Group opposed to ‘secrecy’ Bill becomes a formally constituted organisation
The Right2Know Campaign is having an impact, it said after its “week of action”, culminating in a mass march on Parliament.
The Right2Know Campaign is marching to Parliament today.
Radical revisions needed, not tinkering.
Stop the Secrecy Bill!
It’s an elephant dressed up as a sheep, the M&G told Parliament when the draconian Protection of Information Bill was introduced.