The SABC has denied canning protest footage, despite taking an editorial decision to do so.

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) said on Monday the broadcaster had assured the regulator it would air all protest material.

The assurances follow allegations by eight SABC journalists, who the broadcaster fired and rehired after a labour court battle, that the culture of censorship and fear still prevailed.

Genevieve Quintal, ‘SABC denies it banned footage of protests,’ Business Day Live, 20 September 2016, 05:40 am