EWN's Barry Bateman apologises unreservedly


- 702.co.za | 6 months ago

Apology by Barry BatemanI, Barry Bateman, unreservedly apologise to all South Africans; all women; Mr Julius Malema, the leader of the EFF; my employer, Eyewitness News, a part of the Primedia Group; and everyone else that I offended during my derogatory, insulting and obscene outburst on the 10th of September 2019.

As a senior journalist and a citizen of South Africa, I have a duty to uphold the highest ethical standards and professional conduct, whatever the circumstances or differences I may have with other newsmakers.

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