Content Producers Struggle Due to Woes at SABC

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 11:12
The Independent Producers Organisation says that the SABC’s failure to implement a speedy turnaround is having a serious effect on local content producers

The Independent Producers Organisation says that the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) failure to implement a speedy turnaround is having a serious effect on local content producers.

The organisation, which estimates that R600 million has again not been spent on productions in 2010, produce 70-80 percent of the content of SABC’s local content.  

In the same vein, SABC acting group CEO, Phil Molefe, insisted last week the broadcaster is not in crisis and that there is a good management team in place, but the knock-on effects of staff acting in senior management positions, flux on the board and lack of funding was affecting the SABC.

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Source: 
Business Day