Press

Sep 27, 2019

SOS Thanks AAA Entertainment for a loan.

Date: 27 September 2019 As the Support Public Broadcasting Coalition SOS, we would like to thank AAA Entertainment’s Mayenzeka Baza and Pascal Schmitz, who on behalf […]
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 […]
May 11, 2020

Covid-19 ICT Regulations: Local Content Quotas

The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) are deeply concerned by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (ICASA) decision to publish amendments to its […]
Jul 1, 2020

SOS and MMA Statement on SABC S189 Notice to Staff

1 July 2020 The SOS Coalition (SOS) and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) take note of the SABC’s Notice of Possible Job Redundancy/Retrenchment and Notification in Terms […]
Jul 3, 2020

SOS welcomes the publication of the 2020 SABC Editorial Policies

3 July 2020 The SOS Coalition welcomes the publication of the final 2020 SABC Editorial Policies. SOS has consistently campaigned to safeguard the independence and integrity […]
Jul 22, 2020

SABC at a Crossroads – A Call to Action

Noting: The Covid-19 pandemic and the interconnected climate crisis means that the SABC and its public broadcast mandate are now critically urgent   in meeting the information, […]
Aug 21, 2020

SOS and MMA respond to Cosatu and CWU’s calls for the dissolution of SABC Board

21 August 2020 The SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa are deeply concerned by reports that Cosatu is calling for the SABC Board […]
Sep 2, 2020

Virtual Roundtable on Public Broadcasting: Presentation to Parliament by the SOS Coalition

The SOS Coalition delivered a presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Communications at the Virtual Roundtable on Public Broadcasting, on 2 September 2020. “Digital technologies […]
Oct 20, 2020

SOS Statement: Presentations to PPCC by CWU, BEMAWU & the Editorial Forum

20 October 2020 The SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes that the SABC and the SABC Unions, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and the Broadcasting, Electronic, […]
Oct 21, 2020

Statement: SABC’s On-air firing

21 October 2020 The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa are deeply concerned by numerous[i] media reports that allege improper conduct on the part of the […]