The government is reviewing laws on freedom of expression, diversity in radio & TV, the cost of communication & internet access. Now is your opportunity to participate in the discussion about the future of communication in South Africa. The Right2Know Campaign and SOS Coalition are running two workshops to develop a civil society response to the Department […]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 and SOS Coalition have been alerted to renewed political interference at the SABC. According the Broadcast, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) its members employed by the SABC have been instructed not to broadcast any coverage of calls for President Jacob Zuma’s resignation nor any other negative reporting of President Zuma. […]Read more »
On 17 December the Movement for Transformation of the Media in South Africa (MTMSA) chose a luxurious suite in the Mandela Rhodes Place Building to launch this self-styled ‘movement’. The first act of MTMSA was an unsuccessful attempt to break up a Right2Know Campaign protest for media freedom outside Independent Newspapers, less than 100m away. […]Read more »
At a picket on the 17 December 2013 the Right2Know campaign delivered a memorandum to Dr Iqbal Surve of Sekunjalo Investments expresses our great disquiet at his removal of the editor of the the Cape Times – an unprecedented threat to journalism in South Africa. In the memorandum we call for: 1. Editorial independence: A minimum requirement for the […]Read more »
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 »