Today the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down an important victory for transparency and the public’s right to an open Parliament. Setting aside an earlier judgement by the Western Cape High Court, the SCA has ruled that it was unconstitutional to censor the television feed as Parliament did at the 2015 State of the […]Read more »
Media Freedom & Media Diversity
Media freedom & diversity are two sides of the same coin. With out freedom the media would be the voice of government. Without diversity the media would the voice of dominant economic interests. The Right2Know campaigns for a media that can serve the information and expressions needs of everyone in South Africa.
The Right2Know Campaign will be holding a National Day of Action in response to the ongoing SABC crisis on Wednesday 28 September 2016. This day marks the International Right to Know Day and we will be observing it by marching to top SABC advertisers and calling on them to pull their adverts on SABC until […]Read more »
On Wednesday 21 September, the Right2Know Campaign will tell Parliament that the high cost of data and airtime is stifling South Africans’ freedom of expression and right to communicate. We will continue to demand affordable data and airtime and fast and reliable internet access for all South Africans. In recent days South African social media […]Read more »
The Right2Know Campaign welcomes the latest in a never-ending series of court victories against SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng and his cabal. The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed Hlaudi’s application for leave to appeal a High Court ruling that set aside his permanent appointment to the position of COO. Time and again Hlaudi has been […]Read more »
R2K is outraged by Parliament’s decision to let the SABC off the hook, and abandoning the proposal for an inquiry into the crisis at the SABC. ANC MPs on the committee have been complicit in the decline of our public broadcaster and have acted in bad faith, failing to exercise their publicly entrusted responsibilities in […]Read more »