Press

Sep 22, 2015

Should our public institutions be defending fraudulent conduct and perjury?

The SOS Coalition is alarmed by reports that the SABC has been paying the legal fees of Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Ellen Tshabalala to defend their wilful […]
Sep 23, 2015

SOS URGES ALL TO UNITE AGAINST CORRUPTION

The SOS Coalition calls for South Africans to support the Unite against Corruption marches on 30 September at the Union Buildings in Pretoria and Parliament in […]
Sep 25, 2015

DoC proposes Community Broadcasting support scheme

The Minister of Communication issued a draft proposal for the implementation of the Draft Community Broadcasting Support Scheme on 1 July 2015. The scheme is aimed […]
Sep 27, 2015

Roundtable Discussion: Draft Community Broadcasting Support Scheme

  Various members of the broadcasting community gathered at Constitutional Hill to discuss the Department of Communications draft proposal for the Community Broadcasting Support Scheme. The […]
Oct 7, 2015

Picture a SABC that does its job

This article was originally published in the Star Newspaper on 6 October 2015 By: Sekoetlane Phamodi The SABC has abandoned its obligation to act as an […]
Oct 7, 2015

SABC-MultiChoice deal is effectively a merger

This article originally appeared in the Daily Maverick on 7 October 2015. By: William Bird Media Monitoring Africa The deal entered into by the SABC and […]
Oct 8, 2015

SOS Welcomes Supreme Court of Appeal Ruling on Motsoeneng’s Misconduct

SOS welcomes the judgment handed down by the SCA, this morning, confirming Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s suspension and directing the SABC to institute disciplinary procedures against him […]
Nov 22, 2015

Eight CEOs since 2008: Who benefits from a dysfunctional SABC?

  With no fewer than eight GCEOs at the helm of SABC since its financial meltdown in 2008, we can no longer take the SABC Board, […]
Nov 30, 2015

Press Statement: SOS Welcomes Western Cape High Court Judgment Setting Aside Motsoeneng Appointment as Irrational and Unlawful

  The SOS Coalition heartily welcomes the judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court, setting aside Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s permanent appointment as SABC COO on […]
Dec 8, 2015

PODCAST: NEW BROADCASTING AMENDMENT BILL

A bill approved by cabinet in the aims of stabilising the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has been met with resistance. The Broadcasting Amendment Bill removes […]