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Appeal Decision: City Press, Rapport vs Bayoglu Vuslat - 13 Jun 2017
In the matter of CITTY PRESS                                                             
Lovey Modiba vs. Sowetan - 12 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 12 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr Aadil Mayet of Poswa Incorporated, on behalf of Lepelle-Nkumpi municipality’s executive manager, Lovey Modiba, and those of Wendy Pretorius of the Sowetan newspaper. Modiba is complaining about a story of 14 March 2017, headlined Hundreds lose as Ponzi goes bust – Limpopo officia
Prof. Willem Landman vs. Rapport - 12 Jun 2017
Willem Landman en deur Alet Wichmann, interne ombud van Rapport. Prof. Landman het ? klag ingedien oor ? berig in Rapport wat op 7 Mei 2017 gepubliseer is, onder die opskrif Karel se helper dalk vervolg. Die berig het ook op Netwerk24 verskyn. Die klag kortliks Die kern van Landman se klag kom daarop neer dat lesers die redelike afleiding kon maak dat hy die “helper” was wa
WC Matshoge vs. Sunday World - 10 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 10 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Mr WC Matshoge and those of Abdul Milazi, editor of the Sunday World newspaper. WC Matshoge is complaining about a story in Sunday World of 7 May 2017. The front-page headline read, Dead MEC draws salary – Late Joy Matshoge paid for 6 months after her death. The story itself appeared on p
Kuben Moodley, Frans Basson, LornaVision(Pty)Ltd vs Financial Mail - 09 Jun 2017
Present at the hearing were Basson and Moodley; Rose and Stephan Hofstatter represented the Financial Mail. The members of the Panel of Adjudicators who assisted the Ombud were Mahmood Sanglay (media representative) and Peter Mann (public representative). Basson and Moodley complain about the following articles in the Financial Mail: ·       &n
Appeal Decision: Sunday Times vs Dr N Dlamini-Zuma - 08 Jun 2017
In the matter of SUNDAY TIMES                                                            &nbs
Appeal Decision: Sunday Times vs Ms N Mbalula - 07 Jun 2017
In the matter of SUNDAY TIMES                                                            &nbs
Appeal Decision: Pillay Verashni vs AfriForum - 07 Jun 2017
In its edition of 13 April 2017 Huffington posted a blog with the headline “Could it be time to deny white men the franchise?” The following day the applicant published an editorial headlined “This blog on white men is going viral. Here is my response”; she defended the article of the previous day. For the purpose of this application it is not necessary to go into the conte
Appeal Decision: Luvo Makasi and Boqwana Burns vs City Press - 07 Jun 2017
In the matter of LUVO MAKASI AND BOQWANA BURNS                                             APPLICANT AND CITY PRESS       &nbs
Amanda Manku vs. Sunday Sun - 06 Jun 2017
Ruling by the Press Ombud 6 June 2017 This ruling is based on the written submissions of Ms Amanda Manku and those of Johan Vos, deputy editor of the Sunday Sun newspaper. Manku, a presenter for Supersport and a soapie star in SABC 1’s Skeem Saam, is complaining about a story in Sunday Sun of 23 April 2017, headlined ‘Amanda far from innocent’. Complaint  
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