Policy, Programming & Perspectives on the SABC

Media Monitoring Africa, the LINK Centre at the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand and SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition invite you to a free public seminar on public broadcasting policy and programming and the role of the SABC.

When: Thursday 30 August 2012, 16:00 for 16:30 to 18:00
Where: Wits Institute for Social & Economic Research (WISER) Seminar Room,
6th Floor, Richard Ward Building, East Campus, University of the
Witwatersrand (Parking in Senate House (see the official invite for directions)

Media Monitoring Africa will be launching its recently completed study ‐ ‘Lack of Diversity. (Repeat)’ ‐ which examined quality and diversity in the programming and news content of the SABC. The study found that the public is continually feed with the same (old) programmes across the services of South Africa’s public broadcaster. This has major implications for the role and impact and future of the SABC.
A keynote address will be delivered by Prof Tawana Kupe, Dean: Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand.
Invited panelists include: SABC, ICASA, SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition, and Industry.

RSVP / Enquiries: Lethabo Dibetso on lethabod@mma.org.za or 27 11 788 1278