Media Development Agency

  • 01 November 2000

The publication of a paper on the Media Development Agency is likely to be published shortly. This position paper follows the publication of a discussion paper earlier in the year, which proposed the establishment of an independent agency to…

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ICASA reviews local content requirements

  • 01 November 2000

Local content is once again on the broadcast agenda, with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) due to publish a discussion paper on the issue at the end of November. (Check later this…

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NAB opposes needletime amendments

The NAB is concerned by proposed amendments to the Copyright Act that will compel broadcasters to pay needletime. Needletime is the payment of a levy to performers and producers of a piece of music. At the moment, broadcasters pay a levy to…

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