Friday, July 17, 2009

Please sign the SOS Petition

We need your URGENT assistance!

The “Save our SABC” Campaign believes it is critical that the general public feels ownership of the SABC. It is our SABC. One of the most important ways for us to feel this ownership and for the general public to get actively involved is to put forward names for the Board.

We note that the invitation for nominations has been released and the deadline has been set for the end of this month - 31 July 2009. Further we note that small notices have been placed in the supplementary sections of the Mail&Guardian, Star, Sunday Times and Rapport newspapers.

The Coalition is concerned for two reasons. Firstly, we believe that the nomination period is extremely tight and secondly we believe that the dissemination process as regards notifying the public about the nomination process is wholly insufficient.

PLEASE sign the petition here in order to assist SOS in campaigning to (amongst other items) extend the nomination process to the end of August 2009.