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Gill Moodie vs. Independent Newspapers - 28 Sep 2016
Ruling by the Press Ombud 28 September 2016 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Gill Moodie and those of Damien Terblanche, on behalf of Independent Newspapers. Moodie is complaining about a story in various Independent daily newspapers and on IOL of 23 and 24 August 2016, headlined Exposé: The dirty tricks campaign against Independent. The piece was carrie
Deshi Ngxanga vs. Volksblad - 27 Sep 2016
Ruling by the Press Ombud 27 September 2016                                                        This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Deshi Ngxanga, municipal manager of the Dawid Kruiper municipality in Upington, and those of Cha
Balmoral College, Josias Wium vs The Citizen - 27 Sep 2016
Ruling by the Press Ombud 27 September 2016 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Andrew Boerner of Jurgens Bekker Attorneys, on behalf of Balmoral College and its principal, Mr Josias Wium, together with those of Charles Cilliers, digital editor of The Citizen newspaper. Balmoral College (BC) and Wium are complaining about a story in The Citizen of 19 August 2016, h
Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge vs. Daily Maverick - 26 Sep 2016
Date 26 September 2016 Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombud This ruling is based on the written submissions of Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge and those of Marianne Thamm on behalf of the Daily Maverick. Complaint Madlala-Routledge complained about an article “Fear and Loathing in the philanthropic world as key appointment turns sour”, published in The Daily Maverick on March
Emile Coetzee vs. City Press - 23 Sep 2016
Ruling by the Press Ombud 23 September 2016                                                       This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Emile Coetzee and those of Dumisane Lubisi, editor of the City Press newspaper. Coetzee is complai
Luzuko Jacobs vs. The Times - 23 Sep 2016
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombud September 19, 2016                                                       This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Luzuko Jacobs, spokesperson for the SA Parliament and Dianne Hawker, news editor of The Times.
Prince Mokotedi vs. Daily Maverick - 23 Sep 2016
Ruling by the Deputy Press Ombud Date        This ruling is based on the written submissions of Major-General Prince Mokotedi and Branko Brkic on behalf of the Daily Maverick. Mokotedi is complaining about a story on the Daily Maverick website of 9 May 2016 headlined “House of Cards: O’Sullivan turns up heat on Gauteng Hawks” [http://www.dailyma
SA Security Solutions & Technology (Pty) Ltd vs. News24 - 22 Sep 2016
attorneys, and those of Adriaan Basson, editor of News24. Reddy is acting for South African Security Solutions & Technology, as well as for Integritron Integrated Solutions, Xtreme Intelligence Systems, SA Fence and Gate, Civil-Quip Plant Hire, Tavhara Trading, Etrobex, Mr Geoff Greyling, Mr Moya Nape and Mr Patrick Monyeki. All of the above are collectively referred to as the Sasstec
Appeal Hearing Decision: Bheki Khenisa vs Rustenburg Herald - 20 Sep 2016
BEFORE THE APPEALS PANEL OF THE PRESS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFICA KHENISA BHEKI                                                     &
Pastor Chester Swart vs. Son - 15 Sep 2016
Present at the meeting were Swart, his attorney, Elton Shortles, and, representing the newspaper, Scott and the journalist Bohemia Hoffmeester. Several witnesses were also present. Swart is complaining about the following stories in Son: ·         ? Kerkgeveg – lede baklei voor hof oor pastoor (published on 29 June 2016); ·&nb
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