News, Releases & Submissions

Aug 16, 2012

The SOS Coalition & Media Monitoring Africa’s Joint Submission on ICASA’s Proposed DTT Regulations

In our July 2012 submission to ICASA on its proposed DTT regulations, the SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa argue, inter alia, for the following key […]
Aug 20, 2012

Invitation to SOS Press Conference

INVITATION TO SOS PRESS CONFERENCE The SOS Coalition has scheduled a meeting with SABC GCEO, Lulama Mokhobo, for Wednesday 22 August 2012 to discuss, among other […]
Aug 22, 2012

DoC DTT Readiness Special Report: A Critical Summary

A CRITICAL SUMMARY OF THE DOC’S DTT STATE OF READINESS REPORT TO THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON LABOUR AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE Last Wednesday, 15 August, the Department […]
Aug 24, 2012

The SOS Coalition Finally Meets with the SABC

THE SOS COALITION FINALLY MEETS WITH THE SABC On Wednesday the 22 of August the SOS Coalition met with GCEO, Lulama Mokhobo, and her executive team […]
Sep 14, 2012

The SOS Coalition’s Submission on the Electronic Communications Act Amendment Bill

Today, the SOS Coalition made its written submission in response to the proposed Electronic Communications Act Amendment Bill. While SOS welcomes many of the technical amendments […]
Sep 20, 2012

SOS Dismayed by Repeated SABC Crises

SOS DISMAYED BY REPEATED SABC CRISES Once again the SABC finds itself in the news for the wrong reasons and has, once again, remained conspicuously silent. […]
Nov 10, 2012

SABC Makes R343m Profit…Despite Itself

Last week the SABC Board presented its Annual Report to Parliament. While the broadcaster waxed lyrical about the results its yet to be seen turnaround strategy […]
Nov 10, 2012

SOS Supports the Final Resolution of FXI’s Blacklisting Complaint

SOS SUPPORTS THE FINAL RESOLUTION OF FXI’S BLACKLISTING COMPLAINT On Monday 12 November the Freedom of Expression Institute’s long-running SABC “Blacklisting” case will finally be heard […]
Nov 12, 2012

SOS Welcomes Resolution of the FXI Blacklisting Complaint against the SABC

SOS WELCOMES RESOLUTION OF THE FXI BLACKLISTING COMPLAINT AGAINST THE SABC The SOS Coalition welcomes the joint statement released by the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) […]
Nov 21, 2012

Ensuring Innovative Citizen-Oriented Public Broadcasting in South Africa

This booklet entails the SOS Coalition’s principles as well as outlines the Coalition’s vision for the future of public broadcasting in South Africa in a fresh, […]