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Zimo Weber vs. Die Son - 16 Apr 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 16 April 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Zimo Weber and Edwin Lombard, assistant editor of the Die Son newspaper. COMPLAINT Weber, the owner of a training centre for cleaners, is complaining about a story published on page 5 in Die Son of 14 March 2014, headlined Geld in Water – Belofte by duur cleaner-kursus glo in
Appeal Decision: The Herald vs DD Schwarz - 14 Apr 2014
Ngoepe, Date of Hearing: 3 March 2014 In the matter between :   THE HERALD                                                   
Appeal Decision: Ntsiki Matubatuba vs. The Informer - 14 Apr 2014
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DA vs. City Press - 14 Apr 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 11 April 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Geordin Hill-Lewis, chief of staff of Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille, and those of Dumisane Lubisi, executive editor of the City Press newspaper. COMPLAINT The DA is complaining about a front-page story in City Press on 23 February 2014, headlined Game On. The sub-heading re
DA vs. City Press - 14 Apr 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 11 April 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Geordin Hill-Lewis, chief of staff of Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille, and those of Dumisane Lubisi, executive editor of the City Press newspaper. COMPLAINT The DA is complaining about a front-page story in City Press on 23 February 2014, headlined Game On. The sub-heading re
Mvusiwekhaya Sicwetsha vs. Business Day - 11 Apr 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 11 April 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Mvusiwekhaya Sicwetsha, member of the ANC but complaining in his personal capacity, and those of Steve Matthewson, managing editor of the Business Day newspaper. Complaint Scwetsha is complaining about an article published in Business Day on 12 March 2014, headlined Zuma packs elect
StratCol Ltd vs. Moneyweb - 07 Apr 2014
Heymans was accompanied by Christine Marincowitz and Ineke Heymans; Moneyweb was represented by its editor, Ryk van Niekerk, and the journalist Julius Cobbett. The two members of the Panel of Adjudicators who assisted me were Henry Jeffreys (press representative) and Peter Mann (public representative). SECTION 1: PRIOR TO THE HEARING COMPLAINT Heymans complains about a story published
'Advocate Pogiso Monchusi vs. Potchefstroom Herald' - 03 Apr 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 3 April 2014 This ruling is based on written submissions by Advocate Pogiso Monchusi and Hennie Stander, editor of the Potchefstroom Herald. Complaint Monchusi is complaining about a story published in Potchefstroom Herald on 7 February 2014, headlined Senior legal officer of Tlokwe Municipality suspended. He complains that the article incorrect
'Platinum Credit Card Corporation and others vs. Moneyweb' - 03 Apr 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 3 April 2014 This ruling is based on written submissions by Mr P.A. Venter, for Platinum Credit Card Corporation (PC3), Mr Francois Olivier and Ms Johrika Burger, and by Julius Cobbett, a financial journalist contracted by Moneyweb. COMPLAINT PC3 and others complain about a story published on Moneyweb on 5 February 2014, headlined: ‘I lost R33
Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business vs. Maritzburg Sun and Public Eye - 25 Mar 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman March 25, 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business (PCB) CEO Melanie Veness, and the Maritzburg Sun newspaper together with its sister publication, the Public Eye (both from Capital Newspapers – CN). COMPLAINT                         &nb
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