Recommendations by Commission of Inquiry into SA Press

Saturday, 16 May 1964

The Commission of Inquiry into the South African Press tabled the second part of its report, severely criticising the reporting on South African affairs by foreign correspondents and local correspondents working for foreign news agencies, calling it antagonism towards Afrikaners and the government. The Commission recommended the setting up of a press council to control newspapers and correspondents.


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