MMA decries ‘clear, overt’ political meddling at SABC

6 August 2019, The Citizen, Brian Sokutu

The findings of the inquiry into political interference in the SABC’s editorial independence were a glimpse into the specter of the broadcaster’s darkest days since apartheid, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) says.

MMA executive director William Bird said the findings confirmed there was “clear and overt political interference at the SABC”.

Bird said were it not for its strained finances, “the SABC would today be the best place to be”.

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