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The SABC has started with the process to review its editorial policies.
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The South African Broadcasting Corporation is embarking on a review process of its 2004 Editorial Policies

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The SABC is reviewing the 2004 Editorial Policy.
SABC Editorial Policy - Latest News

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Public consultations

The South African Broadcasting Corporation
SABC Editorial Policies: Submit your comments

Submit your comments on the SABC's new editorial policies in the form on this page.

The SABC is reviewing the corporation’s current Editorial Policies.
SABC Policies review

The SABC is reviewing the corporation’s current Editorial Policies.

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The SABC will hold public hearings in each of the provinces
Editorial Policy roadshow

The SABC will hold public hearings in each of the provinces

SABC Editorial Policies

The Editorial Policies were initially introduced in 2004.
SABC 2004 Editorial Policies

READ: The 2004 SABC editorial policy

The SABC commits itself to providing innovative educational programmes of excellent quality across our radio and television services.
SABC Editorial Policy - Education

The SABC commits itself to providing innovative educational programmes of excellent quality across our radio and television services.

Religious broadcasting should strive to be contextual and relevant, and to reflect our African reality.
SABC Editorial Policy - Religious Broadcasting

The SABC’s Religious broadcasting should strive to be contextual and relevant, and to reflect our African reality.

Global local content quotas for each television channel stipulate that a percentage of the air time between 05:00 and 23:00 should be allocated to local content.
SABC Editorial Policy: Local Content

Global local content quotas for each television channel stipulate that a percentage of the air time between 05:00 and 23:00 should be allocated to local content.

Coverage is currently as follows: SABC1 - 89% SABC2 - 91% SABC3 - 77% of the population.
SABC Editorial Policy - Universal Service Access

SABC coverage is currently as follows: SABC1 - 89% SABC2 - 91% SABC3 - 77% of the population.

The SABC aims to broadcast every official language on television, while ensuring that programmes are accessible to as many viewers as possible.
SABC Editorial Policy - Language

The SABC aims to broadcast every official language on television, while ensuring that programmes are accessible to as many viewers as possible.

The role of Editor-in-Chief is one of many responsibilities that the GCEO assumes and should not be confused with the functions of the Heads of Radio, Television, News, Sport and Education
SABC Editorial Policy - News

The role of Editor-in-Chief is one of many responsibilities that the GCEO assumes

The programmes are underpinned by the SABC’s core editorial values.
SABC Editorial Policy - Programming

The programmes are underpinned by the SABC’s core editorial values.

Industry Regulations

The Press Council of South Africa and the Interactive Advertising Bureau South Africa adopt the following Code for print and online media (together referred to as “the media”).
Press Council code of ethics and conduct

Code of ethics and conduct for South African print and online media

The BCCSA states that  Broadcasting service licensees must report news truthfully, accurately and fairly.
BCCSA free-to-air code of conduct for broadcasting service licensees

Read the BCCSA code of conduct

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