by Carey Finn. The News24 editor-in-chief shares insights into staying strong — and safe — in SA news journalism, where media freedom and truth are increasingly under threat.
Tag archives: freedom of expression
Bizos rules on contentious EWN cartoon
Primedia’s internal ombudsman, Adv George Bizos, SC, has found that, while Eyewitness News’s recent satirical political cartoon “A Congress of Clowns” “may have been in bad taste and facetious,” there were no grounds for a claim of defamation or racism, and that EWN’s “swift response” had been appropriate.
Update 3:54 11/11/22 What the POI Bill says about the gradual erosion of our democracy BizCommunity The Protection of Information Bill has just been steamrolled through and rubber-stamped by Parliament – a body tasked with balancing the demands of the executive with the best interests of their constituents – something they it has consistently failed …