eNCA is ‘highly conflicted on journalism ethics’

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eNCA is ‘highly conflicted on journalism ethics’

Kanthan Pillay, founder member of the Capitalist Party of South Africa and eNCA head of news. Screengrab from Twitter video.

They were trying to embarrass the EFF by walking out of its elective conference, Xubera Institute for Research and Development’s Benedict Dube said.

The eNCA debacle over how it handled former top journalist Samkele Maseko and other staffers raged on yesterday, with analysts slamming the media house for acting as a mouthpiece for members of the political elite. The editor-in-chief of eNCA was requested to respond on various platforms, but was not forthcoming. According to Xubera Institute for Research and Development’s Benedict Dube, eNCA’s decision to pull out of covering the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) elective conference – in solidarity with Daily Maverick, amaBhungane and other media houses banned from it – was not based on the principles of ethical and transparent journalism...



 


 

 

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