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Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

Top SABC journalists have spoken out about the editorial decisions and policy changes under Hlaudi Motsoeneng's watch.

The 'SABC 8' appeared before the ad hoc committee yesterday in Parliament, an inquiry into the SABC board's fitness to do its work.

Among them was economics editor Thandeka Gqubule and SAfm current affairs producer Krivani Pillay.

Prominent journalist and EWN's Gaye Davis have commended the SABC staffers for their courage to make their bold testimonies.

The journalists who came and spoke to the MPs on this committee were incredibly brave.

Gaye Davis, Parliamentary correspondent for EWN

Davis explains that only four of the 'SABC 8' journalist agreed to appear before the committee, yet they represent hundreds of SABC employees.

They represent hundreds of SABC employees, who feel as strongly as they do about what they've called bearing painful witness to the demise of public service journalism

Gaye Davis, Parliamentary correspondent for EWN

Suspended veteran journalist Vuyo Mvoko said that SABC funds have been used to build rival, Gupta-owned TV channel ANN7.

Take a listen to the full EWN update on these and other revelations:

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Tales of what it's like to work under the iron fist of Hlaudi Motsoeneng

SABC journalists presented horrifying accounts at the Parliamentary inquiry into the fitness of the SABC board to hold office

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DA lawyers have written to SABC and Hlaudi Motsoeneng to confirm by close of business it will give effect to court judgement.

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A judge has ruled that Hlaudi Motsoeneng should not hold any position at the SABC and Twitter has wasted no time reacting.

Motsoeneng scores R33 million bonus from SABC Multichoice deal - City Press

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