Browsing: Bronwyn Keene-Young

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SA Newsmakers of 2014

Here they are, TechCentral’s South African Newsmakers of 2014. These are the individuals, in ascending order from five to one, who we believe were the most newsworthy in the technology and telecommunications space this year, for good reasons and bad. Also, check out our International Newsmakers

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Sanef welcomes e.tv news review

The decision by e.tv to review its editorial management practices was welcomed by the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) at the weekend. “Council has noted developments regarding allegations of editorial interference at eNCA implicating politicians, shareholders and

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Editorial, advertising lines ‘blurred’: e.tv

The lines “appeared to have been blurred” between a report on infrastructure development and advertising, broadcaster e.tv said on Thursday. “Lines appear to have been blurred between an undertaking to report on

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Shaik, rattle and roll in SA broadcasting

The Shaik brothers have a candid way of expressing themselves. Back in 2004, during the trial of Schabir Shaik, we heard from his personal assistant, Bianca Singh, how he complained of being at the beck and call of politicians. Singh told the court that Schabir

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HCI partnership ends in tears

The meeting, which was tightly packed into the eighth-floor boardroom of Hosken Consolidated Investments, left some minority shareholders unhappy over certain corporate governance issues and with lingering questions over

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Bronwyn Keene-Young quits e.tv

E.tv chief operating officer Bronwyn Keene-Young has quit following the resignation earlier this week of CEO Marcel Golding. Keene-Young, who is married to Golding, reportedly handed in her resignation on Wednesday in a strongly worded letter that slams

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Icasa issues ITA seeking e.tv, SABC rivals

Communications regulator Icasa is powering ahead with a plan to license new free-to-air television broadcasters in South Africa to compete with the SABC and e.tv. If new players are licensed, it will be the first time South Africa has had a new free-to-air broadcaster since e.tv

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Carrim accused of advancing ‘narrow interests’

South Africa’s migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television looks set for yet more delays if an open letter, signed by MultiChoice, and published in weekend newspapers, is anything to go by. The letter, in the form of full-page advertisements, lays into communications minister Yunus Carrim, saying his

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Intrigue as OpenView carries SABC

OpenView HD, the new free-to-air satellite service launched by e.tv sister company Platco Digital on Tuesday, is offering the SABC’s three main television channels as part of its bouquet in spite of a simmering feud with the public broadcaster. The SABC warned last month

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Gov’t still mulling access control

Government is still reviewing its policy on access control for digital terrestrial television, the department of communications has told the Democratic Alliance in response questions the party submitted in parliament. This is despite an agreement between MultiChoice and the SABC that prohibits the public broadcaster from

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