Sanef to investigate media ethics and credibility after accusations of bribery

Sanef to investigate media ethics and credibility after accusations of bribery

An independent commission inquiry into the credibility and ethics in the media will be allowed by the South African National Editors Forum. Members of the South African public are encouraged to take part and report any complaints.

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Allegations by Angelo Agrizzi has led to the South African National Editors Forum giving permission for an independent investigation into the media's ethics and credibility.

According to Agrizzi, journalists were paid bribes in exchange for good media coverage for Bosasa.

A commission of inquiry will be launched to look into this, as reported by EWN.

The public is urged to take part in the investigation by lodging any complaints they have.

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Mary Papayya, Sanef council member, says the commission will look at the state of South Africa's media.

Sanef will be launching its inquiry into the media. It will be an independent commission of inquiry. It will look at the state of media. It will look at issues, exactly, as these kinds of matters; looking at the ethics journalism, how journalists operate and brown-envelop journalists.

Briefly.co.za gathered that the list of journalists revealed by Agrizzi will also be investigated.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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