News, Releases & Submissions

Sep 20, 2013

SOS Responds to the Proposed New SABC Board

SOS RESPONDS TO PROPOSED NEW SABC BOARD The SOS Coalition notes the candidates recommended by the Portfolio Committee on Communications for the SABC Board. The SABC […]
Nov 20, 2013

SABC Board Stability and Transparency Critical for Public Confidence and SABC Success

SABC BOARD STABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY CRITICAL FOR PUBLIC CONFIDENCE AND SABC SUCCESS Last week, South Africans were disappointed to learn that Noluthando Gosa had resigned from […]
Nov 25, 2013

Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance the Only Hope for a Transformed SABC

TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE THE ONLY HOPE FOR A TRANSFORMED SABC SOS is alarmed to learn of the findings in the Public Protector’s preliminary report […]
Dec 10, 2013

SABC Editorial Policy Review: Submission Extension Deadline Extended

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Dec 12, 2013

Booing of the President: SOS Supports Call to Investigate SABC Censorship

BOOING OF THE PRESIDENT: SOS SUPPORTS CALL TO INVESTIGATE SABC CENSORSHIP The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes with concern the Mail & Guardian  story in […]
Dec 13, 2013

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) […]
Jan 28, 2014

Letter to Minister: Promote Public Participation in ICT Policy Review, Extend Submission Deadline

LETTER TO MINISTER: PROMOTE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN ICT POLICY REVIEW, EXTEND GREEN PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE Dear Minister, RE: National Integrated ICT Policy Green Paper We write […]
Feb 5, 2014

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 […]