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SAFREA examines the future of freelancing at Madex 2018

Robyn Thekiso, SAFREA executive member, will unpack the drive behind freelancing and how this is impacting the future of the global economy at Madex 2018.

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SAFREA releases latest SA freelance trends report

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) has released new insights into the South African freelance landscape through its 2017-2018 SA Media Freelance Industry and Rates Report.

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SAFREA condemns assault of journalist outside Parliament

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) is alarmed at the way Netwerk24 photojournalist, Adrian de Kock, was treated at the hands of EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu outside Parliament on March 20, 2018.

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SAFREA denounces ‘Internet Censorship Bill’

The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) notes with concern the passing of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill, which authorises the Films and Publications Board to regulate online content, in Parliament on 6 March, 2018.

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Creatives converge in KZN

SAFREA KZN held a highly successful Creative Immersion at Keyline Digital Design College in Durban on Wednesday, 7 March 2018.

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Ensuring prompt payment of freelancers - Gentle Reminders

Recognising the need to encourage clients to settle invoices timeously, the Southern African Freelancers’ Association has put its name behind a business community service that works to do just that.

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Google-Getty deal is good, but more needs to be done

SAFREA applauds the partnership between Google and Getty Images that was announced earlier this month with a view to preventing photographic copyright infringement.

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SAFREA launches 2017/2018 Rates Survey

The 2017/2018 SA Freelance Media Industry and Rates Survey is now live!

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SAFREA denounces jailing of journalists

The Southern African Freelancers' Association (SAFREA) joins the CPJ in a call for the release of all unjustly jailed journalists around the globe. SAFREA supports the democratic principle that journalists should not be imprisoned for doing their jobs.

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SAFREA applauds victory for media independence

It is with great excitement that SAFREA shares the news of two major wins for a more independent public broadcaster and greater media freedom in South Africa.

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