1. “We want to reassure you, our readers, and the public at large, that we adhere to and practise the highest standards of ethical and principled journalism.”
Well she certainly made no effort to do this in my case.
Smuts on the other hand is not only the Legal Editor of the Sunday Times but is or was a Press Representative on the Council’s Panel of Adjudicators as well - higher up I assume in the Council’s chain of influence than Mobara.
In 2011 freelance Michelle Solomon’s Daily Maverick’s article Sunday Times and Me disclosed that even through the Promotion of Information Act she was unable to prize the full report out of Avusa, the company that owned the paper at the time and subsequently became the Times Media Group.
|This is how Michelle Solomon ended her Daily Maverick|
|This is the "judgement" I finally got from the Ombudsman Johan Retief via Mobara and my reply.|
It is similar to the brushoff I got from the ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) when I
complained about the dubious ads in The Citizen newspaper