News

Record Industry backs down on quotas

  • 01 May 2001

Amidst the 50 or so submissions on the local content quotas there are only two from major recording companies – BMG and Gallo – both of whom state that increased quotas will not necessarily assist the South African music…

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Australian radio expert to assist NAB in local content hearings

  • 01 May 2001

Well-regarded Australian radio man John Martin, will jet into Johannesburg this week to join the NAB as it addresses the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) on its review of local content…

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NAB strategic priorities for 2001

  • 01 April 2001

The new NAB executive committee has approved a business plan which will see the NAB harnessing its full potential, focusing on efficiency and on becoming more responsive to the members we…

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Cabinet approves greater resourcing of ICASA

  • 01 April 2001

Cabinet has taken a policy decision that the institutional, human resources and financial capacity of ICASA will be strengthened to enable it to maximise the delivery of effective regulatory…

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Countrywide local content hearings

  • 01 April 2001

ICASA will be holding public hearings on the local content Discussion Paper in Cape Town, Durban and…

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Reassurance for community of interest stations

  • 01 April 2001

The legal basis allowing for the existence of community of interest radio stations was noted during parliament’s recent community radio hearings.

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ICASA to decide on non-competitive community radio

  • 01 April 2001

ICASA has stated that it will make the first batch of decisions on outstanding non-competitive four-year community radio applications for Gauteng, Western Cape and Kwazulu Natal by the end of April 2001. Decisions will be communicated to…

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New executive and chair for NAB

  • 03 January 2001

After serving as NAB chair for two years, Anton Harber has stepped down although he will continue to serve on the NAB`s executive…

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New agency could result in expensive duplication

  • 03 January 2001

Attempts to encourage media development and diversity have the full support of the NAB. But the NAB has noted that the creation of a proposed new agency to carry out these functions may be costly and…

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Local content a winner for television audiences and production industry

  • 03 January 2001

Like radio broadcasters, television channels are also complying with their local content requirements - in some cases, channels are exceeding the quotas asked of them. Television broadcasters spend, on average, one-and-a-half person days a…

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