Press

Dec 13, 2013
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SOS Supports the Midrand Call to Action on Media Freedom and Public Broadcasting in Africa

At the Continental Conference on Media Legislative Reforms and Transforming State Broadcasters into Public Broadcasters in Africa, held in Midrand, South Africa on 2-3 December 2013 […]
Dec 27, 2013

Cabinet’s Set-Top Box Control Compromise Must Promote Universal Access and Media Diversity

CABINET’S SET-TOP BOX CONTROL COMPROMISE MUST PROMOTE UNIVERSAL ACCESS AND MEDIA DIVERSITY The SOS Coalition notes Cabinet’s decision of 20 December 2013 on set-top box (STB) […]
Feb 5, 2014
TVIEC march to the SABC - 4 June 2009 (Picture: Marc Schwinges)

SOS Calls for Strong Action and Public Input after Confirmation of Yet Another SABC CEO Resignation

SOS CALLS FOR STRONG ACTION AND PUBLIC INPUT AFTER CONFIRMATION OF YET ANOTHER SABC CEO RESIGNATION The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes with shock that […]
Feb 10, 2014

SOS Astonished by Claim that Varsity-Qualified Employees are “a Drain to the SABC.

SOS ASTONISHED BY CLAIM THAT VARSITY-QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES ARE “A DRAIN TO THE SABC’. The SOS Coalition is astonished by the latest statement made by SABC Acting […]
Feb 12, 2014

ICT Policy Review Green Paper Workshops

The government is reviewing laws on freedom of expression, diversity in radio & TV, the cost of communication & internet access. Now is your opportunity to […]
May 25, 2014
TVIEC march to the SABC - 4 June 2009 (Picture: Marc Schwinges)

Ministerial Instability and ICT Fragmentation Offer South Africa No Good Story to Tell

Ministerial Instability and ICT Fragmentation Offer South Africa No Good Story to Tell SOS Coalition notes with concern the President’s creation of a new Ministry of […]
Jun 24, 2014
TVIEC march to the SABC - 4 June 2009 (Picture: Marc Schwinges)

SOS Coalition Backs COSATU’s Call to Rescue the SABC from its Sorry State

SOS COALITION BACKS COSATU’S CALL TO RESCUE THE SABC FROM ITS SORRY STATE The SOS Coalition welcomes today’s open letter to the SABC Board by the […]
Jul 9, 2014

Appointment of SABC COO

APPOINTMENT OF SABC COO The SOS Coalition notes with alarm the Minister of Communications’ announcement of the appointment of Mr. Hlaudi Motsoeneng as the COO of […]
Jul 17, 2014

SOS Calls for the Immediate Investigation of the SABC Chair’s Qualifications

SOS CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION OF THE SABC CHAIR’S QUALIFICATIONS The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes the ongoing leadership crises at the SABC. Further, […]
Sep 15, 2014

Parliament must come clean on whose interest it serves: the executive’s or the public’s?

Today, the Minister of Communications was scheduled to brief the Portfolio committee on Communications on progress she and the SABC had made in instituting the recommendations […]