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CASE NUMBER: 12/2019 – KESWA VS MULTICHOICE – NEWZROOM AFRIKA – BALANCE AND DIGNITY

A complaint was lodged with the Registrar of the BCCSA against the Respondent for its news broadcast of 10 May 2019 which contained inaccurate information regarding the process followed in the handing over of an RDP house to an elderly lady.  The story was not presented in the correct context as it was presented as [...]

By |2019-11-29T11:51:52+02:00Nov 29th, 2019|Multichoice|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 12/2019 – KESWA VS MULTICHOICE – NEWZROOM AFRIKA – BALANCE AND DIGNITY

CASE NUMBER: 15/2019 – CITY OF CAPE TOWN VS M-NET CARTE BLANCHE – BALANCE

After viewing the Respondent’s segment about the Sandvlei Community’s concern regarding the spillage of raw sewage into the Kuils River by the Zandvliet Water Treatment Works managed by the Complainant - including going through all the supplementary affidavits alleged to contain information which would bring balance to the broadcast had the Respondent utilised its content [...]

By |2019-10-14T09:04:22+02:00Oct 14th, 2019|M-Net|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 15/2019 – CITY OF CAPE TOWN VS M-NET CARTE BLANCHE – BALANCE

CASE NUMBER: 14/2019 – eNCA VS STRYDOM AND TAYLOR – COMMENT

The Appellant was granted leave to appeal against the finding of the Commissioner under adjudication number 20A/2019. The initial complaint was based on a news broadcast that was aired on the 17th of April 2019 at 19:30. The broadcast consisted of an interview between the Appellant and the Respondent where the Respondent was asked to [...]

By |2019-08-29T11:10:20+02:00Aug 29th, 2019|E-TV|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 14/2019 – eNCA VS STRYDOM AND TAYLOR – COMMENT

CASE NUMBER: 10/2019 – FIRSTRAND FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED VS SABC3 – RIGHT TO REPLY

A complaint was lodged with the registrar of the BCCSA against the Respondent for its broadcast of 10 March 2019. The broadcast pertained to allegations of racism against black people in the context of credit granting for low cost housing. The programme in question is a current affairs investigative programme designed to investigate and expose social [...]

By |2019-08-01T07:44:31+02:00Aug 1st, 2019|SABC 3|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 10/2019 – FIRSTRAND FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED VS SABC3 – RIGHT TO REPLY

CASE NUMBER: 13/2019 – SABC2 VS VAMVAKOS – BALANCE

This is a SABC appeal of Adjudication No: 21/A/2019 between Vamvakos vs SABC2, wherein the adjudicator found that the programme lacked an opposing point of view and was therefore unbalanced and one-sided.  In the main, the SABC argument is that the documentary is made up of archived material and comments from people representing different civil [...]

By |2019-08-01T07:39:34+02:00Aug 1st, 2019|SABC 2|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 13/2019 – SABC2 VS VAMVAKOS – BALANCE

CASE NUMBER: 09/2019 – PASTOR LUKAU & ALLELUIA MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL VS SABC1 – CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

The Complainant, a well known public figure and a head Pastor of Allelluia Ministries, posted a YouTube video where he ‘suspiciously’ resurrected a man from the coffin. This so-called miracle attracted global controversy over dubious religious practices. SABC 2 took interest in the matter and made an investigative documentary, offering the Complainant reasonable opportunity to [...]

By |2019-08-13T08:34:18+02:00Aug 1st, 2019|SABC 1|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 09/2019 – PASTOR LUKAU & ALLELUIA MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL VS SABC1 – CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

CASE NUMBER: 07/2019 – PLANK 1ST APPLICANT KWAPE from MURPHY KWAPE MARITZ ATTORNEYS – APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL – BALANCE

This is an application for leave to appeal against the finding in Plank, Kwape, from Murphy Kwape Maritz Attorneys vs SABC2, Case 02/2019. In terms of the Procedure of the BCCSA, this application must be decided by the chairperson of the BCCSA. The grounds on which the application for leave to appeal were based were [...]

By |2019-04-29T08:34:25+02:00Apr 29th, 2019|SABC 2|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 07/2019 – PLANK 1ST APPLICANT KWAPE from MURPHY KWAPE MARITZ ATTORNEYS – APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL – BALANCE