Free-for-all at SABC


Free-for-all at SABC

Key news personnel use their positions to boost private business.

SABC staffers were recently asked to declare their extramural interests – not only to check which employees were doing business with the state broadcaster, but also to ascertain whether any senior journalists had connections to companies that perform public relations services for businesses or government departments.

One veteran SABC staffer told Noseweek that the move was welcomed by “the few” serious journalists who work for the corporation.

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Submitted by : Justine Nofal of Oudtshoorn on 2013-09-26 12:43:11
SABC staffers are carrying on a rich tradition of corruption at the SABC. As an independent corporate video producer twenty years ago I had to compete against SABC staffers using SABC facilities and equipment free of charge. Naturally the complaints I lodged with the SABC and the then Competition Board were ignored.

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