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Press Code IsiZulu version - 07 Feb 2020
Press Code IsiZulu version
Decoding the Code - 03 Feb 2020
Decoding the Code
Rise above the noise and defend freedom of expression – Joe Thloloe - 03 Feb 2020
He was interviewed on the eve of Black Wednesday/Media Freedom Day, which commemorates the events of 19 October 1977, when 18 organisations were banned, editors arrested and three publications (The World, Weekend World and the church publication Pro Veritate) were shut down by the apartheid government. On that day, Thloloe was already in jail. //www.youtube.com/embed/nxl0VmJrc98
Press Council pays tribute to Raymond Louw - 03 Feb 2020
The Press Council mourns the passing of its deputy chair, veteran journalist and campaigner for media freedom, Raymond Louw and his wife Jean, who passed away within 24 hours of each other. Louw was 92 and Jean was 88. For more than seven decades, Raymond Louw was deeply committed to the media industry and to freedom of the press. He began his long newspaper career as a reporter on the
Press Council appoints the new Press Ombud - 03 Feb 2020
PIPPA GREEN, a renowned and seasoned journalist and writer, has been appointed by the South African Press Council as the new Press Ombud. This came after Johan Retief, who has occupied the post for nearly a decade, has resigned. She will commence her term on April 1, 2020
‘Always check for the cat’ - 21 Nov 2019
Keynote address to the Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards ceremon
South Africa's Press - a new start for old values - 09 Oct 2012
  South Africa’s Press - a new start for old values A revamped Press Council Much stronger public participation in the Press Council of South Africa, as well as its adjudication procedures, is the most notable change in the sweeping reforms to press regulations announced on Constitutional Hill on Wednesday 3 October, 2012. The reforms move the press from self-regulati
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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