News 2003 archive

SABC Publishes Draft Editorial Policies

  • 25 April 2003

On the 25th of April 2003 the SABC published its draft editorial policies for public comment. The purpose of these policies are twofold - they are firstly intended to guide editorial staff of the SABC in their daily decision making and…

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NAB signs Value Statement for the Advertising and Marketing Industry

  • 23 April 2003

Following a process that started in 2001, the Advertising and Marketing Industry took a giant step toward transformation on the 23rd of April 2003 with the signing of a Value Statement that commits it to the following values:

- Inclusivity…

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NAB Elects New Executive Committee

  • 09 April 2003

The Executive Committee of the NAB has seen a few changes with new members being elected onto the committee for 2003. The Executive Committee now consists of the following members:

Dr. Ihron Rensburg (Chair) - SABC

Mr. Humphrey Birkenstock…

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Transformation Of The Advertising And Marketing Industries Will Be Carefully Monitored

  • 09 April 2003

Following the Parliamentary discussions into the issue in November 2002 a workshop was conducted on 20 March 2003 to finalise the way…

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NAB Elects Chair And Deputy-Chair

  • 28 March 2003

At its AGM the NAB re-elected both the Chairperson and deputy-Chairperson for a further year. Dr. Ihron Rensburg, MD: SABC Education Public and Regulatory Affairs, was elected Chairperson of the NAB for 2003/2004. view full article

ICASA`s Plans For New Broadcasting Landscape

  • 28 March 2003

In an address to the National Association of Broadcasters, Mr Aynon Doyle, Senior Manager - Policy Research and Development of the ICASA Broadcasting Division, unveiled ICASA`s proposed plans for 2003.

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Parliament Keen To See New Funding Model For The SABC

  • 28 March 2003

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

  • 27 March 2003

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. …

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High Court: Trinity Broadcating v ICASA

  • 12 March 2003

Trinity Broadcasting(“Trinity”) brought an application to the Supreme Court for the review and setting aside of certain conditions of its community television broadcasting licence imposed by ICASA in Trinity Broadcasting (Ciskei) v The…

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