The SOS Coalition is a member-based public broadcasting network that campaigns for democratic media and broadcasting, as well as excellent programming by the public broadcaster - in particular the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to serve the public interest.

Our purpose is to lobby for excellent programming and ensure the strengthening of public and community broadcasting in the interest of the broader South African community that is solely dependent on the public broadcaster as their primary channel of communication.

Our vision is to create a public broadcasting system dedicated to the broadcasting of quality, diverse, citizen-orientated public programming committed to deepening South Africa’s constitutional values and principles.

The Coalition represents trade unions, independent film and TV production sector organisations, non-governmental and community-based organisations, academics, freedom of expression activists and concerned individuals.

LATEST NEWS

Feb 13, 2020

Digital Migration: The train has left the station!

The SOS Coalition is dismayed to hear that Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications has “raised a concern regarding the slow pace in the implementation of the […]
Dec 10, 2021

SOS Coalition Set To Release A Report Into SABC Mismanagement Crisis

10 December 2021 As we near to the end of 2021, the SOS Support Public Broadcasting on December 13, 2021, as part of the Oxfam South […]
Dec 9, 2021
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Research Report: SABC (Mis)management Crisis In The Post-Apartheid Era

Download a PDF the  imbedded report below here.
Oct 7, 2021

Press statement: South Africa is not Prepared for the DCDT’s proposed Analogue Switch Off Date

07 October 2021 On 05 October 2021, the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, under the leadership of Minister Khumbudzo Ntshaveni, announced a new date for […]

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