In his address to the National Association of Broadcasters` Annual General Meeting, Mr. Nkenke Kekana expressed the view that the funding model of the SABC, relying on 80% of its revenue to come from advertising, was not ideal.
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Regulations Regarding Fines And Penalties Relating To Non-Compliance Or Non-Adherence By Broadcaster
ICASA has published revised regulations (Government Notice 24070 of 13 November 2002) for the imposition of fines and penalties for non-compliance and non-adherence with the IBA Act, the Broadcasting Act and regulations thereunder. …view full article
In its judgment in the Islamic Unity Convention v ICASA matter, the Constitutional Court has found that a portion of clause 2(a) of the Broadcasting Code of Conduct “impermissibly limits the right to freedom of expression and is accordingly…view full article
The budget speech by the Minister of Communications, Dr Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri on 7 May, pointed to possible expansion of the broadcasting sector through the licensing of new services. The Minister stated that an amendment to the Broadcasting…view full article
In what has been hailed as the most radical rethink of broadcasting policy in the UK in twenty years, the British government has published a draft Communications Bill which proposes wide-ranging changes to ownership rules and which…view full article
A seminar held in Johannesburg on 9 April which focused on the reporting of child abuse in the media questioned the effectiveness of self-regulatory codes and the media?s compliance with these codes. The seminar which was hosted by the Media…view full article