Posted on March 8, 2019

White SABC Field Reporter Banned for Reporting Farm Attacks

Sophie Michael, News360, March 4, 2019


According to a disturbing report, a white SABC [South African Broadcasting Corporation] journalist, name withheld, who is a field journalist at SABC said she was told to stop covering farm attacks and farm murders by her superiors.

She has being working with the media body for several years.

She said she had submitted more than 5 farm attacks exclusive news in the past 4 month and they were not aired on radio or broad casted on TV. When she asked why her reports never reached the people her bosses told her that her reports are not good for the country’s image and told her to never bother with farm attacks.