“A free press is a cornerstone of our constitutional democracy.
Any attempt to threaten or intimidate the media is an attack on our democracy and is a violation of our Constitution,” the commission said.
Some BLF members, whose group was reportedly funded by the Gupta family, marched to Peter Bruce’s house in Johannesburg last week, demanding that he stop writing about the family.
Bruce is the editor-at-large of Tiso Blackstar, formerly Times Media which owns Times Live, and a former editor-in-chief of Business Day.
Following the recent appointment of Patrick Charpenel as executive director, El Museo del Barrio in New York is facing discord among its top executives.