South Africa, Review of the Year: Media in a contest for freedom – Dario Milo and Pamela Stein

16 12 2012

4066134253As 2012 draws to a close, it is timely to take stock of some of the more important developments in the area of media law this year.

The courts have been very active in building on the solid foundation of media freedom which section 16 of our constitution protects.

The most important decision of the year was the Constitutional Court’s ruling in September in the challenge brought by Print Media South Africa and the South African National Editors’ Forum against aspects of the Films and Publications Act of 1996. Read the rest of this entry »