S Africa media law stirs up a storm

Journalists gear up for what they see as one of the biggest fights since end of apartheid era.

South Africa’s ruling party is holding a critical meeting to decide its future direction.

There is a huge debate over plans to tighten control of the media, in addition to a proposed re-classification of important information. That decision is seen by many journalists as a blow to transparency.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from Johannesburg.

Source : Al Jazeera

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