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Dr Iqbal Survé, Independent Newspapers vs. Sunday Times - 26 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 26 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Zenariah Barends, Chief of Staff of Independent Media, on behalf of Independent Newspapers and its executive chairman, Dr Iqbal Survé, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor of the Sunday Times newspaper. Survé and Independent Newspapers are complaining about a story on page 4
Trillian Capital Partners vs. Business Day - 24 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 24 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Nicole Lee Gohari, on behalf of Trillian Capital Partners, and those of Carol Paton of the Business Day newspaper. Trillian Capital Partners (TCP) is complaining about an article in Business Day of 26 April 2017, headlined GE accuses Eskom of rigging tender – Claims contract favoured C
Viroshini Naidoo vs. Financial Mail - 21 Jun 2017
Naidoo represented herself, while Rose and Stephan Hofstatter appeared on behalf of the Financial Mail. The members of the Panel of Adjudicators who assisted the Ombud were Mahmood Sanglay (media representative) and Peter Mann (public representative). Naidoo is complaining about an article in the Financial Mail of 9 March 2017, headlined Double vision – Dealmakers: Links in Gupta cha
Parliament vs. Daily Maverick - 19 Jun 2017
Mr Manelisi Wolela, section manager of media and communication, also attended the meeting. Parliament is complaining about an article in the Daily Maverick of 22 May 2017, headlined Securocracy, Parliament edition: Where the ceilings have eyes. Complaint                                       &nbs
Kristoff Adelbert vs. The Herald - 14 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 14 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s chief of staff, Mr Kristoff Adelbert, and those of Nwabisa Makunga, deputy editor of The Herald newspaper. Adelbert is complaining about a story in the Herald of 9 May 2017, headlined MEC gets legal advice on Mettler appointment. Complaint  
Appeal Decision: City Press, Rapport vs Bayoglu Vuslat - 13 Jun 2017
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Lovey Modiba vs. Sowetan - 12 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 12 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Aadil Mayet of Poswa Incorporated, on behalf of Lepelle-Nkumpi municipality’s executive manager, Lovey Modiba, and those of Wendy Pretorius of the Sowetan newspaper. Modiba is complaining about a story of 14 March 2017, headlined Hundreds lose as Ponzi goes bust – Limpopo officia
Prof. Willem Landman vs. Rapport - 12 Jun 2017
Willem Landman en deur Alet Wichmann, interne ombud van Rapport. Prof. Landman het ? klag ingedien oor ? berig in Rapport wat op 7 Mei 2017 gepubliseer is, onder die opskrif Karel se helper dalk vervolg. Die berig het ook op Netwerk24 verskyn. Die klag kortliks Die kern van Landman se klag kom daarop neer dat lesers die redelike afleiding kon maak dat hy die “helper” was wa
WC Matshoge vs. Sunday World - 10 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 10 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr WC Matshoge and those of Abdul Milazi, editor of the Sunday World newspaper. WC Matshoge is complaining about a story in Sunday World of 7 May 2017. The front-page headline read, Dead MEC draws salary – Late Joy Matshoge paid for 6 months after her death. The story itself appeared on p
Kuben Moodley, Frans Basson, LornaVision(Pty)Ltd vs Financial Mail - 09 Jun 2017
Present at the hearing were Basson and Moodley; Rose and Stephan Hofstatter represented the Financial Mail. The members of the Panel of Adjudicators who assisted the Ombud were Mahmood Sanglay (media representative) and Peter Mann (public representative). Basson and Moodley complain about the following articles in the Financial Mail: ·       &n
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