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June 26, 2019
South Africa’s new Press Ombudsman: How do we keep the media free? The role of self-regulation and the Ombudsman.
Pippa Green

2019 Barry Streek Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Pippa Green

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The freedom of the press is crucial to our democracy, and yet it is perennially under fire. Politicians have repeatedly pushed for a Media Tribunal to replace the current Ombudsman of the Press Council of South Africa. Making the case for self-regulation and the role of the Ombudsman is newly appointed Press Ombudsman, Pippa Green – the first woman to hold the position.