SABC Editorial Policy on News
The SABC occupies a distinctive position of trust in the lives of its viewers and listeners
The SABC occupies a distinctive position of trust in the lives of its viewers and listeners. We are the most extensive, all-inclusive and diverse news organisation in South Africa. The SABC considers it a duty to provide consistent, relevant, useful and top-quality information and analysis on which all South Africans can rely as they discuss and deliberate, form opinions and build a common future.
The Independent Broadcasting Authority Act, the Broadcasting Act, the Code of Conduct for Broadcasters and the SABC's Editorial Code set out the essential requirements for news and current affairs services that are to be studied, understood and observed by every member of the SABC's news staff.
This policy covers all the news, current affairs and information programming broadcast by the SABC, including news bulletins and current affairs programmes provided for radio, television and SABC Africa.
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