Media ‘crucial in SA’

source: IOL
Staff Writer
August 12 2010 at 08:07AM

A group of concerned media houses and civil society groups have joined together to fight the “draconian anti-media legislation” proposed by the ANC.

They are urging individuals and other groups to sign a petition against the ruling party’s planned media appeals tribunal and the Protection of Information Bill.

The civil society groups are the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC), Anti-Privatisation Forum, Equal Education, Lesbian and Gay Equality Project (LGEP), Social Justice Coalition, Section 27, Students for Law and Social Justice, Sweat, and the Treatment Action Campaign.

“The right to free expression and freedom of the press and [continue reading]

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