oa De Rebus - Press Ombud finds unfair reporting against attorney : news
|Article Title||Press Ombud finds unfair reporting against attorney : news|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||May 2016|
|Pages||11 - 12|
The Press Ombudsman, Johan Retief, has found the Sunday Times in breach of s 1.1 of the Code of ethics and conduct for South African print and online media (the Code) which states: 'The media shall take care to report news truthfully, accurately and fairly.' This finding comes after Eastern Cape attorney, Zuko Nonxuba complained about a story in the Sunday Times (Sabelo Skiti and Monica Laganparsad 'The tragic tale of a penniless SA millionaire' Sunday Times 17 January 2016 at 1 (www.timeslive.co.za, accessed 12-4- 2016)).
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