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30 April 2017
Polity Focus
01 Jul 2011
Number of press freedom alerts in Africa increased in 2010
Media Law
The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) notes in its ‘Press Freedom in Africa 2010’ report that Africa recorded some 322 press freedom alerts in 2010, which is an increase of about 43.16%...
PPI Bill will affect how the media deals with sources
Media Law
The newly drafted Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Bill, which will be promulgated in September, will affect the way in which the media deals with its sources and may increase the...
Protection of Information Bill threatens democracy
Media Law
The success of South Africa’s Constitution and the right of citizens to demand justification for government’s actions are being threatened by the disputed Protection of Information Bill (POIB),...
South Africa’s judiciary favourable towards media freedom
Media Law
South Africa’s judicial branch has been favourable toward media freedom, if previous judgments from recent court cases involving the media are anything to go by; however, there is concern with...
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