The Right2Know Campaign calls all concerned citizens and organisations to attend a picket for press freedom and editorial independence and opposing the recent removal from office of the editor of the Cape Times. The picket will take place on Tuesday 17 December 2013 from 12h00 to 14h00 at 122 St George’s Mall, Cape Town. The […]Read more »
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 is outraged at the decision of the SABC to pull the independently produced current affairs talk show, ‘The Big Debate’, off air directly before the start of this show’s second season. We note with disgust that the public broadcaster enacted this decision a mere two days before South Africans celebrated national media […]Read more »
The Ministry of Communications is undertaking a ICT Policy Review and the Advisory Panel released a Framing Paper to kick off public consultation on the process. The Framing Paper outlines the principles that should underpin a Broadcasting and Information communication Technology (ICT) Policy that deepenes the right to know in South Africa. The Right2Know Campaign recently hosted a civil […]Read more »
The Irish owners of Independent News and Media South Africa have now approved the sale of the company to the Sekunjalo consortium bringing the deal one step closer to fruition. The Right2Know Campaign has written to the Competition Commission calling for full disclosure of the names of members and financiers of the Surve consortium that are poised to take control […]Read more »
Tomorrow (3 May) the Right2Know Campaign will mark Press Freedom Day with protest at the SABC in Auckland Park, Johannesburg as well as at the MTN & VODACOM regional offices in Century City, Cape Town and at the City Hall in Durban. The SABC protest – a street carnival & protest party highlighting the suspecion that the SABC […]Read more »