EU Commission opens consultations on media freedom and pluralism and audiovisual media regulator independence

27 03 2013

logo_enOn 22 March 2013 the European Commission launched  two public consultations, open until 14 June 2013.  The consultations formalise a debate started by recommendations made in January 2013 by an independent High Level Group (HLG) on Media Freedom and Pluralism convened by the Commission. Read the rest of this entry »

State of Media Freedom in South Africa, Part 1, Introduction – Dario Milo

24 10 2012

This is the first part  of a speech delivered on Press Freedom day, 19 October 2012 at Wits University.  The second and third parts will be posted later this week

I am honoured to have been asked to talk about the state of media freedom on this important occasion, as we commemorate the 35th anniversary of Black Wednesday, 19 October 1977.  Read the rest of this entry »