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Michael Biribauer vs. Eyewitness News - 02 Aug 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 2 August 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Michael Biribauer and those of Katy Katopodis, editor-in-chief of Eyewitness News (EWN). Biribauer is complaining about a column on EWN’s website of 18 July 2017, headlined Opinion: Looking at life through a white frame. Complaint               &
Maritzburg College Governing Body vs. Times Live - 31 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 31 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jaco van der Merwe of Tatham Wilkes Inc, on behalf of the Maritzburg College Governing Body (MCGB), and those of Matthew Savides, news editor of the Durban Bureau of Times Media. The MCGB is complaining about a story in Times Live of 13 June 2017, headlined Fresh investigation over Maritzbur
RoleModels Foundation vs. Weekend Post - 31 Jul 2017
It is also based on a meeting I had with the journalist and four contestants on July 13 in Port Elizabeth, a Skype meeting on July 26, as well as on a meeting with Smit and his wife, Ms Juanita Smit, on July 25 in Worcester. RMF is complaining about a front-page lead in the Weekend Post of 6 May 2017, headlined ‘Secrecy’ over pageant cash – Irate Miss PE entrants want to know
Maritzburg College Governing Body vs. The Witness - 29 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 29 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jaco van der Merwe of Tatham Wilkes Inc, on behalf of the Maritzburg College Governing Body (MCGB), and those of Kuben Chetty, acting editor of The Witness newspaper. The MCGB is complaining about a story in The Witness of 13 June 2017, headlined Fresh probe for K-word kid – Department
Colin Slessor vs. Die Son - 28 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Colin Slessor and those of Neil Scott, news editor of Die Son newspaper. Slessor, the owner of two fish shops in Robertson, is complaining about a story on page 7 of Die Son of 13 July 2017, headlined ? Meshou oor snoek eis vrou. Complaint              
Willem Prins vs. Eyewitness News - 28 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Willem Prins and those of Katy Katopodis, editor-in-chief of Eyewitness News (EWN). Prins is complaining about a column on EWN’s website of 18 July 2017, headlined Opinion: Looking at life through a white frame. Complaint                 &nbs
Prophet Jay Israel vs. Sunday Sun - 26 Jul 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 26 July 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Tabisa ka Ralawe, on behalf of pastor Prophet Jay Israel, and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Sunday Sun newspaper. Israel is complaining about a column in Sunday Sun of 23 July 2017, headlined Rock star pastors in tight suits. Complaint            
Appeal Decision: Rapport vs Landman Willem - 20 Jul 2017
In the matter of RAPPORT                                                             &nb
Renaldo Gouws vs The Daily Vox - 20 Jul 2017
Dear Mr Gouws, Your complaint against The Daily Vox, headlined Hey Ronaldo, a selfie is a selfie, not an invitation (19 July 2017) refers. After I have read all the documentation, I need to state that I fully agree with the Deputy Public Advocate. For your convenience, I attach her reply: I have read the complaint in conjunction with your publicly posted Fa
Appeal Decision: News24 vs Black First, Land First - 20 Jul 2017
In the matter of NEWS 24                                                             &nb
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