Government calls for end to newsroom censorship.

Government calls for an end to newsroom censorship amidst concerns of cartel behaviour

THE South African government has called for an end to newsroom censorship amidst an increasing concentration of media ownership amongst a few large media houses. Despite this, South Africa is still locked into a virtual monopoly that secretes itself behind boardrooms and private clubs. The result– a stifling of competition and debate, and the practice of censorship within the industry at large. Instead of transparency, openness and media diversity, the ungamely suppression of opinion. THE SIZE ISSUE

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