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ICT Policy Review Green Paper Workshops

Date submitted: 12 February 2014

The government is reviewing laws on freedom of expression, diversity in radio & TV, the cost of communication & internet access. Now is your opportunity to participate in the discussion about the future of communication in South Africa.

SOS Astonished by Claim that Varsity-Qualified Employees are “a Drain to the SABC.

Date submitted: 10 February 2014
SOS Astonished by Claim that Varsity-Qualified Employees are “a Drain to the SABC.

The SOS Coalition is astonished by the latest statement made by SABC Acting Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng. At a press briefing yesterday, Mr. Motsoeneng said “your degrees can’t work for you. You need experience to do the work. When these people come with their degrees, they drain the same people [who are skilled but don’t have degrees]”.

SOS Calls for Strong Action and Public Input after Confirmation of Yet Another SABC CEO Resignation

Date submitted: 5 February 2014
SOS Calls for Strong Action and Public Input after Confirmation of Yet Another SABC CEO Resignation

The SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition notes with shock that the SABC’s CEO, Lulama Mokhobo, has resigned and has reached an undisclosed settlement with her former employers.
The Coalition notes the fact that since 2008 there have been six CEOs at the helm of the SABC and that various CEOs, on leaving, have received (often very substantial) packages from the Corporation.  The Coalition is totally opposed to these payouts and sees them as fruitless and wasteful expenditure.

Letter to Minister: Promote Public Participation in ICT Policy Review, Extend Submission Deadline

Date submitted: 28 January 2014
Letter to Minister: Promote Public Participation in ICT Policy Review, Extend Submission Deadline

The SOS Coalition is pleased that the Green Paper has finally been launched and that the opportunity has been opened up for the people of South Africa to engage purposively in a policy-making process which is set to impact on their lives profoundly.

Cabinet’s Set-Top Box Control Compromise Must Promote Universal Access and Media Diversity

Date submitted: 27 December 2013
Cabinet’s Set-Top Box Control Compromise Must Promote Universal Access and Media Diversity

Against the backdrop of Cabinet’s decision announced last Friday, we call on government and broadcasters alike to set out their clear plan on promoting media and information access and diversity for all in the digital broadcasting environment without the creation of class-based information division or broadcast media monopolies.

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