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Sweeping reforms on press regulation coming - 28 Sep 2012
  Sweeping reforms on press regulations will be announced on Constitutional Hill Wednesday, 3rd October.  This follows on years of deliberations, heated public debate, introspection plus a threat from the ruling party to investigate the desirability of creating a statutory Media Appeals Tribunal. Raymond Louw, the chairperson of the Press Council of South Africa (PCSA), says t
CITATION FOR JOE THLOLOE - Honorary Graduand, Rhodes University, 9 April 2011 - 28 Feb 2012
In these contestations his stance has been independent, balanced, ethical and judicious. While he has upheld some complaints directed against the press, he has also been critical of the government’s efforts to exercise greater control over the media. Furthermore he is a key player in facilitating dialogue among the main protagonists in this debate, bringing together media representatives, po
Joe Thloloe - Graduation Speech - 28 Feb 2012
Chancellor Professor Gerwel, Vice-Chancellor Dr Badat, Members of the Board of Governors, Senate, Council, Deans, Professors, Lecturers, graduands, relatives and friends of the graduands.It is truly a privilege to stand here and receive a doctorate from Rhodes University. I have had a long relationship with the Rhodes School of Journalism and Media Studies and have been in and out of its offi
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