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DTI Public Consultation on the Draft Copyright Amendment
Media 2nd Sep 2015

DTI, Public Consultation, Draft Copyright Amendment

AFAI invites the arts and culture sector to a public consultation with DTI about Copyright Amendments (Thurs 3 Sept 09:00 to 12:00, D6 Homecoming Centre).
Is the NIA spying on SABC staff?
Media 28th Aug 2015

SABC, broadcasting

A union has lifted the lid on what it describes as suspicious activity by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) at the SABC’s Durban office.
Streaming a threat to broadcasters: analyst
Media 27th Aug 2015

vod, video on demand, streaming

Internet streaming is a serious competitive threat to broadcast television in South Africa, but the technology is hamstrung by cost challenges, says an analyst.
OpenView HD user numbers revealed
Media 27th Aug 2015

satellite TV, OpenView HD

OpenView HD, the satellite-based free-to-air television service launched by the same group that owns e.tv, has finally disclosed its user numbers.
Safrea raises the alarm on gazetted changes to South Africa’s Copyright Act
Media 24th Aug 2015
Safrea Chairperson, Clive Lotter, says that an update to the Copyright Act of 1980 contains clauses that could threaten the rights and livelihoods of all media creatives in South Africa.
5 online databases for journalists to find new sources
Media 31st Jul 2015
These resources can help you find people for your story when you're struggling with your own contacts
Periscope for iOS gets Handoff support, ability to mute notifications and more
Media 30th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips. Periscope

Twitter has released a new update to its live-streaming app Periscope, which sees it get a bunch of fresh and reworked features.
Press Council, FPB lock down content regulation deal
Media 16th Jul 2015

FPB, Press Council, content regulation

The Film and Publications Board (FPB) has agreed in principle to defer the regulation of online press content to the Press Council of South Africa.
Meerkat's new Cameo feature lets other users join your video stream
Media 13th Jul 2015

Meerkat, streaming video

Live streaming app Meerkat on Wednesday released what might just be its biggest update yet with features that allow users to invite others into their stream, better Facebook integration and the ability to store your library of clips for the future.
Film and Publication Board recognises authority of Press Council to regulate online press content
Media 10th Jul 2015

FPB, Film and Publication Board, Press Council, PCSA, online press content, IAB SA, SANEF

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has, in principle, recognised the authority of the Press Council of South Africa (PCSA) to regulate online press content published by PCSA members.