'Insane' Interviews for Choosing South Africa Broadcasting Board?
While Parliament's Portfolio Committee expressed its confidence in the caliber of candidates interviewed to fill eight vacancies on the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Thandi Smith, Head of Policy Programme at Media Monitoring Africa, and Duduetsang Makuse, national coordinator of the SOS Coalition, slammed the interview process, calling it "inadequate" and "insane".
Daily Maverick, 12 March 2019
We are in the final stages of trying to get a quorate board for the SABC in the run-up to the elections. We (Media Monitoring Africa and SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition)… Read more »
SABC headquarters in Johannesburg (file photo).
Govt of SA, 8 March 2019
The Portfolio Committee on Communications has expressed confidence in the calibre of the 24 candidates who were interviewed to fill eight vacancies at the board of the South… Read more »
South Africa: Parliament Satisfied With SABC Board Interviews
SAnews.gov.za, 8 March 2019
Parliament's Portfolio Committee has expressed confidence in the caliber of candidates interviewed to fill eight vacancies on the board of the South African Broadcasting… Read more »
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