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Joy Kriel vs. The Citizen - 15 Aug 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman   August 15, 2012 This ruling is based on the written submissions Ms Joy Kriel and The Citizen newspaper. Complaint Ms Joy Kriel complains about a poster by The Citizen on 1 August 2012 which read MORE BOERE GUILTY. Kriel complains that this leads to violence against innocent farmers. Analysis   The poster reflec
Umgungundlovu District Municipality vs. The Times - 15 Aug 2012
Khuzwayo, municipal manager of the Umgungundlovu District Municipality (UDM), and The Times newspaper.ComplaintThe UDM complains about a story in The Times on 15 June 2012 and headlined No cash for basic services, R11m for car hire.The municipality complains that the: allegation that staff members had to bring their own toilet paper to work was reported out of context; journalist
Deena Moodley vs. Sunday Times - 15 Aug 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman August 15, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of the head of crime intelligence in KwaZulu-Natal, Major-General Deena Moodley, and the Sunday Times newspaper. ComplaintMajor-General Deena Moodley complains about a story in the Sunday Times on 22 April 2012 and headlined All expenses paid – How rogue ‘agent’ used poli
Dr O.I. Adejayan vs. Mafikeng Mail - 14 Aug 2012
 Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman August 8, 2012 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Dr O.I. Adejayan, on behalf of 37 other medical practitioners at the Mafikeng Provincial Hospital, and the Mafikeng Mail newspaper. Complaint Dr O.I. Adejayan complains about editorial comment in the Mafikeng Mail on 27 October 2011 headlined “Deafening Silence&rdq
Craig Mentor and other vs. Daily Voice - 14 Aug 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanAugust 9, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Craig Mentor and four others, and the Daily Voice newspaper. ComplaintMr Craig Mentor and four others complain about a headline and a composite picture in the Daily Voice on 20 March 2012 with the strapline Man City Pin their faith on Carlos Tevez’s… This was followed by the he
Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality vs. The Herald - 14 Aug 2012
 Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman August 11, 2012 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Kupido Baron, media management officer of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM), and The Herald newspaper.  Complaint The NMBM complains about a story in The Herald on 16 April 2012 and headlined No horsing about as farmer combats high petrol prices, and ab
Melomed Hospital vs. Daily Voice - 14 Aug 2012
Ruling by the Deputy Press OmbudsmanAugust 11, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jonathan Johannes, for Melomed Hospital, and the Daily Voice newspaper.ComplaintMelomed Hospital (MH) complains about a story in the Daily Voice on 5 March 2012 and headlined Hospital disfigures my child – Baby sent home with festering arm.MH complains that the newspaper:· &nb
Benzi Tenza vs. The Star - 14 Aug 2012
  Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman   August 9, 2012   This ruling is based on the written submissions of Jabulane Gwebu and Thembelihle Ntombela, for Mr Benzi Tenza, and The Star newspaper.     Complaint   Mr Benzi Tenza, the school principal of Ezibeleni School for the disabled in Kathlehong, complains about two stories
National Consumer Commission vs. Business Day - 06 Aug 2012
Business Day  Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman August 6, 2012 This ruling is based on the written submissions of the National Consumer Commission (NCC) and the Business Day newspaper.  Complaint The NCC complains about two stories in Business Day on 22 and 27 June 2012 respectively. They were headlined Another notice by consumer watchdog binned, and Consumer
ANC vs. Mail & Guardian - 06 Aug 2012
 Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombudsman August 4, 2012This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jackson Mthembu, for the ANC, and the Mail & Guardian newspaper.ComplaintThe ANC complains about a story in the Mail & Guardian on 15 June 2012 and headlined ‘Prove you’re not a dictator’: NEC in heated Zuma attack.The ANC complains that the following statem
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