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Appeal Decision: Sunday Times vs Dr N Dlamini-Zuma - 08 Jun 2017
In the matter of SUNDAY TIMES                                                            &nbs
Appeal Decision: Sunday Times vs Ms N Mbalula - 07 Jun 2017
In the matter of SUNDAY TIMES                                                            &nbs
Appeal Decision: Pillay Verashni vs AfriForum - 07 Jun 2017
In its edition of 13 April 2017 Huffington posted a blog with the headline “Could it be time to deny white men the franchise?” The following day the applicant published an editorial headlined “This blog on white men is going viral. Here is my response”; she defended the article of the previous day. For the purpose of this application it is not necessary to go into the conte
Appeal Decision: Luvo Makasi and Boqwana Burns vs City Press - 07 Jun 2017
In the matter of LUVO MAKASI AND BOQWANA BURNS                                             APPLICANT AND CITY PRESS       &nbs
Amanda Manku vs. Sunday Sun - 06 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 6 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Amanda Manku and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Sunday Sun newspaper. Manku, a presenter for Supersport and a soapie star in SABC 1’s Skeem Saam, is complaining about a story in Sunday Sun of 23 April 2017, headlined ‘Amanda far from innocent’. Complaint  
Tebogo Leballo, Faheema Badat vs. Mail & Guardian - 06 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 6 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Nicole Gohari of Stein Scop Attorneys, on behalf of Mr Tebogo Leballo and Ms Faheema Badat, and those of Beauregard Tromp, deputy editor of the Mail & Guardian newspaper. Leballo and Badat are complaining about an online article in Mail & Guardian of 31 March 2017, headlined Gupta-lin
Mike Hampton vs. Knysna-Plett Herald - 05 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 5 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Mike Hampton and those of Elaine King, editor of the Knysna-Plett Herald newspaper. Hampton is complaining about a story in the Knysna-Plett Herald of 26 April 2017, headlined Municipal manager suspension continues. He also complains about a story which was published in 2016 – much
Koketso Choma vs. Sunday Times - 05 Jun 2017
Advocate Barry Roux represented Choma and Attorney Willem de Klerk the publication. The members of the Panel of Adjudicators were Tshamano Makhadi (media representative) and Brian Gibson (public representative). Also present were Smuts and Mzilikazi wa Afrika, the journalist. Complaint                               &nbs
Appeal Decision: Colin Gabriel vs The Herald - 01 Jun 2017
In the matter of COLIN GABRIEL                                                            &nb
Gert Swart, Cullinan Combined School vs. Rapport - 28 May 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 May 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Etienne van der Walt, on behalf of Mr Gert Swart, and those of Alet Wichmann of the Rapport newspaper. Swart is complaining about a story on page 10 in Rapport of 26 March 2017, headlined Onmin oor hoof se duiwe – hulle vlieg glo hoër as sy matrieks. Complaint     &nb
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