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Colin Arendse vs Sunday Times - 31 May 2020
I also referenced a YouTube clip of an interview conducted by Mr Hyman with Mr Arendse. Complaint Mr Colin Arendse, a community activist, complains that an article in the Sunday Times, published under the headline, “World’s Most Dangerous City” with a strap: “That’s what Cape Town will become if cops fail to halt surge in gangland killings”, untruthfully
Tshepo Motiki vs Mail & Guardian - 21 May 2020
Decision to Adjudicate Complaint 4512 Tshepo Motiki vs Mail&Guardian Headline: Mystery surrounding Free State website deepens Date of article:  March 12, 2013 Author: Staff Reporter Complaint Mr Motiki complains that an article, published in 2013 in the M&G, mentions him in a negative manner in a way that has adversely affected his career. He sa
Zelma Oberholzer vs Volksblad - 18 May 2020
Finding Complaint 4446 Date of Publication:  25/6/19 Headline: Genoeg is genoeg, sê boer ná vuishou by grensdraad Page: 1 Online: Yes Author: Alet van der Walt Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint by Ms Zelma Oberholzer, a response from the editor of Volksblad, Mr Gert Coetzee, further communications with both, and
Simon Pamphilon vsThe Herald - 14 May 2020
It also references some of the research done for a previous complaint of a similar nature, as well as a similar article in another publication Complaint Mr Pamphilon complains that an article in The Herald under the headline, “Kolisi family, Discovery a match made in heaven”, transgressed section 2.4 of the Press Code, which states:  “Editorial material shall be
Jane Barnard vs Mail&Guardian - 08 May 2020
Decision to adjudicate Headline: ‘Farmworkers live in filth in Franschhoek’ Date of article:  January 17, 2020 Author: Lester Kiewit Complaint 1.1 This case arises out of an article published in the Mail&Guardian on January 17, 2020 under the headline, “Farmworkers live in filth in Franschhoek”, au
Brigadier Tiyani Hlungwani vs News24 - 03 May 2020
Brigadier Hlungwani did not respond to my text messages, calls or emailed queries. Complaint Brigadier Tiyani Hlungwani, a senior officer in Crime Intelligence, complains that an article in News24, under the headline, “Grabbing at thin air: Politics, internal squabbles cripple SAPS Crime Intelligence” was inaccurate and unfair and that his views, as the subject of critical repo
Martin Wingate-Pearse vs Daily Maverick - 24 Apr 2020
Finding: Complaint 4509 Date of article: 19/7/19 Headline: “High Court judgment bolsters Pravin Gordhan’s case against Public Protector” Author: Pauli van Wyk Online: Yes Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint from Mr Gray Muchechetere of KWP Attorneys representing Mr Wingate-Pearse, a written response from the Daily Maverick
Decision to Adjudicate: Coega Development Corporation vs Mail &Guardian - 15 Apr 2020
Decision to adjudicate Complaint number 4381: Coega Development Corporation (Dr Ayanda Vilakazi) vs Mail&Guardian Date of articles:  April 18, 2019 and April 26, 2019 Complaint 1.1 This case arises out of two stories published in the Mail&Guardian on April 18, 2019 and April 26, 2019. 1.2 The author of both stories was Thanduxolo Jika. 1.3 The headline
ANC/Jessie Duarte vs Sunday Times - 08 Apr 2020
Finding Complaint 4400 Date of article May 26, 2019 Headline: “Jessie Duarte’s son, ex in kickback scandal.” Author: Zingisa Mvumvu Page: 2 Online: Yes Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint from Mr Krish Naidoo on behalf of the ANC and a written response from the Sunday Times’ Ms Susan Smuts. It also involves
Thabang Makwetla vs Mail &Guardian - 02 Apr 2020
Finding Complaint 4214 Date of article September 23, 2018 Headline: “Cyril accused of double standards.” Author: Matumo Letsoalo Page: Online: Yes Particulars This finding is based on a written complaint from the legal representatives of Mr Thabang Makwetla, a written reply from M&G deputy editor Beauregard Tromp, and further written replies
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