EFF media ban labelled unconstitutional and an attack on media freedom

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- briefly.co.za | 2 months ago

- The EFF has banned a number of media houses from attending its elective conference- The party has been accused of attacking media freedom- The EFF has said that there is a lack of capacity to accommodate all the mediaThe EFF is being accused of attacking media freedom with their ban on journalists from the Daily Maverick, Scorpio and amaBhungane.

The Daily Maverick has said that the ban is unconstitutional and plans on taking the EFF to court next year. According to the Daily Maverick, the reason the EFF has banned the news agency is because of its reporting on the VBS scandal.

Breifly.co.za has learned that the eNCA has pulled out of the conference over the perceived attack on media freedom.

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