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Zenith Mia vs. Drum - 03 Sep 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 3 September 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Zenith Mia, director of Rare Breed Entertainment, and those of Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa, editor of Drum magazine. Complaint Mia is complaining about a story published in Drum on 26 June 2014, with a front-page headline reading Scandal: Jub Jub’s sex partner revealed. The st
Independent Newspapers vs. Business Day - 29 Aug 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 29 August 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Jacques Louw, on behalf of Independent Newspapers, and those of Songezo Zibi, editor of the Business Day newspaper. COMPLAINT Independent Newspapers is complaining about an article published on page 3 (9 July 2014) in Business Day, headlined Independent fires suspended editor.
Nkosinathi 'Black Coffee' Maphumulo vs. Sunday World - 28 Aug 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 28 August 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Tshepo Sibanyoni (from Macbeth Ncongwane Attorneys), on behalf of DJ Black Coffee, and those of Abdul Milazi, editor of the Sunday World newspaper. Complaint Black Coffee is complaining about a headline on the front page of Sunday World on 22 June 2014, Love on the rocks – Bl
Iqbal Meer Sharma vs. Mail & Guardian - 28 Aug 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman 28 August 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Iqbal Meer Sharma, executive chairman of Issar and chairman of the tender committee of Transnet’s board, and those of Moshoeshoe Monare, deputy editor of the Mail & Guardian newspaper. COMPLAINT Sharma is complaining about an article published in the Mail & Guardian o
University of the Free State vs. Volksblad, Beeld and Die Burger - 21 Aug 2014
Volksblad, Beeld and Die Burger Ruling by the Press Ombudsman and a Panel of Adjudicators 21 July 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Lacea Loader, director of Communication and Brand Management at the University of the Free State (UFS), and Gert Coetzee, assistant editor of Volksblad, on behalf of Volksblad, Beeld and Die Burger newspapers, as well as on a heari
Ranjeni Munusamy vs. Sunday Times - 20 Aug 2014
Provisional ruling by the Press Ombudsman 20 August 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ranjeni Munusamy, associate editor of the Daily Maverick, and those of Susan Smuts, legal editor at the Sunday Times newspaper. COMPLAINT Munusamy is complaining about an article published in the Sunday Times of 3 August 2014, headlined Zuma revealed as hidden hand in spy
Durban International Convention Centre vs. Ukhasi - 16 Aug 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman and a Panel of Adjudicators 16 August 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Lindsay Black, on behalf of the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) and its directors, and those of Mbongeni Khuzwayo, news editor of UKhasi newspaper, as well as on the results of a hearing held on 14 August in Durban. Former ICC CEO Julie-May Elli
Durban International Convention Centre vs. Ukhasi - 16 Aug 2014
Ruling by the Press Ombudsman and a Panel of Adjudicators 16 August 2014 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Lindsay Black, on behalf of the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) and its directors, and those of Mbongeni Khuzwayo, news editor of UKhasi newspaper, as well as on the results of a hearing held on 14 August in Durban. Former ICC CEO Julie-May Elli
Appeal Decision: Coetzee vs Finweek - 08 Aug 2014
                                         MATTER NO: 790/2014 In the matter between: COETZEE                               &nb
Appeal Decision: Peter Roberts vs. Die Hoorn - 06 Aug 2014
DATE: 04 August 2014 MATTER NO: 23/2014 In the matter between: DIE HOORN                                                    &
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