Rag withdraws from Press Ombudsman

The New Age, a government-funded propaganda spout, has decided to withdraw from the Press Ombudsman process according to an opposition party.

The opposition complained about a front page article on February 2 2015, headlined “DA sees conspiracies where there are … Read the rest

Press Ombudsman dismisses complaint from ‘private army’

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a security company owners’ complaint against Independent Newspapers, regarding two stories published in the Weekend Argus, he said in a finding released on Wednesday.

According to the finding, the first story was published on September … Read the rest

Naspers Sunday papers must apologise to Oscar Pistorius

naspers-rcpThe press ombudsman on Saturday ordered Rapport and its sister publication City Press to publish an apology for causing unnecessary harm to paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

The two newspapers were also ordered to issue corrections on a story they published on … Read the rest

‘Sondag’ newspaper must publish front-page apology to Dan Roodt

The Press Ombudsman has ordered weekly newspaper Sondag to publish a front page apology to Dan Roodt for publishing a defamatory article linking the Afrikaans writer and activist to an internet sex site.

Deputy ombudsman Johann Retief found that the … Read the rest