SCA rules signal jamming unlawful, Sanef celebrates

The Sanef (SA National Editors' Forum) and Primedia Broadcasting emerged victorious against National Speaker Baleka Mbete at the Supreme Court of Appeal.

The SCA on Thursday ruled that the signal jamming during last year's State of The Nation Address was unconstitutional and lawful.

Television and cellphone signals were interrupted from a remote device as EFF (Economic Freedom Fighters) MP's clashed with security personnel.

702's John Robbie spoke to Sanef executive director, Mathatha Tsedu, who elaborated on the role of the media in facilitating public participation.

Listen to the interview below:

Parliament is mandated to operate in a transparent way and facilitate public participation... The media is the instrument that brings Parliament to the people.

Mathatha Tsedu, Sanef executive director
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