Mary Papayya News

Sanef urges political parties not to interfere with journos doing their job

The organisation’s media freedom chairperson, Mary Papayya, says that the SABC airing visuals of the incident is "a shift from the recent past where freedom of expression was undermined at the public broadcaster."

EWN , South Africa Feb 10, 2019

Sanef calls for meeting with Ndabeni-Abrahams after media blockage incident

Sanef's Mary Papayya says, “While we note that the minister has apologised for the incident; we’re concerned that she refers to her actions as an altercation.

EWN , South Africa Feb 9, 2019

Sanef inquiry to investigate credibility and ethics in media

It will look at issues, exactly, as these kinds of matters; looking at the ethics journalism, how journalists operate and brown-envelop journalists,” says Sanef Council member Mary Papayya.

EWN , South Africa Jan 25, 2019

Sanef appoints independent auditor to probe Bosasa donation claims

The forum's Mary Papayya explains: “For us being a not-for-profit entity and for the purpose of efficacy, this needs to be followed through.

EWN , South Africa Jan 24, 2019