On Saturday 18 October the Right2Know Campaign calls on everyone in South Africa to join a National Day Of Action for Media Freedom, Diversity and the Right to Communicate. MORE MEDIA! BETTER MEDIA! OUR DEMANDS ARE SIMPLE DEMAND THAT THE SABC SERVE THE PUBLIC! DIGITAL TV: FREE SET TOP BOXES NOW! INVEST IN COMMUNITY MEDIA! […]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.
Issued by the Right2Know Campaign, 08 August 2014 The Right2Know Campaign joins those in mourning the tragic and entirely avoidable loss of lives in the on-going hostilities in the Gaza Strip. Further, the Right2Know Campaign condemns the targeted silencing of journalists and media workers in Gaza. According to the United Nations OCHA report on 7 […]Read more »
Issued by the Right2Know Campaign, 29 July 2014 To voice our outrage at the blatant attacks on freedom of expression and a free press in Swaziland, the Right2Know Campaign will hold a protest picket on 30 July 2014, outside the Swazi Embassy in Pretoria. Date 30 July 2014 Time 13:00 – 14:00 Venue Embassy of […]Read more »
The Right2Know Campaign mourns the loss of South African writer, activist and Nobel Prize laureate Nadine Gordimer. We would like to extend our sincere condolences to her family and friends. She was a powerful voice against oppression, apartheid and ongoing attempts to stifle democracy and free speech. Her courageous character has inspired a generation of […]Read more »
Below is a statement issued by the Open Democracy Advice Centre Former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois has now been dismissed as an employee of Independent Newspapers. “We believe that the dismissal of Dasnois, who has worked on five of the Group’s publications, on three of them as editor, and who was awarded the […]Read more »