Today the South African parliament, dominated by the ANC, passed by a large majority a media law which will restrict and constrain independent journalism in that country. Indeed, the law seems designed to squeeze, chill or eliminate independent reporting. The state is going to be accountable to the state. [George Brock]
The sad truth is that we have a govt that seems intent on turning corruption into a national sport...Last month, On The Media reported on State-Owned Media In South Africa.
... And a press that for the most part seems more intent on selling newspapers than being a watch dog. [@RobVanVuuren]
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