People are at the heart and soul of Independent Media. Together with our growing unique online audience of nearly three million, our print publications have a loyal readership in excess of six million while our star magazines, GQ and Glamour, in partnership with Condé Nast International, offer a combined readership of 17,1 million local and international readers.
TimesLIVE, South Africa’s second-largest news website, publishes local and international news and analysis round the clock – including sport, business and entertainment news.
The TimesLIVE website is free to read but includes subscriber-only sections for the Sunday Times (SA’s biggest Sunday newspaper, with investigative journalism and much more) and Times Select (a high-quality digital daily edition packed with news analysis and opinion that is published every weekday at 5am).
TimesLIVE – South Africa's second-biggest news website, published by Arena Holdings (formerly Tiso Blackstar Group) – is the home of the group's Sunday Times newspaper and daily Times digital newsroom, providing breaking news, analysis, sport, entertainment and lifestyle seven days a week. It is edited by Lebo Nthongoa and Fienie Grobler.
The Sunday Tribune is a weekend paper that is based in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Sunday Tribune is KwaZulu-Natal’s premier Sunday title with a weekly readership of 435 000 people. The title provides readers with news that affects their lives as well as background information on what’s making news. But there is more to the Sunday Tribune than just news, views and sports. The package includes Business Report, KZN Business (aimed at entrepreneurs), SM (a lifestyle supplement that includes food and travel), Herald (which is a cultural supplement aimed South Africans of Indian descent) and Independent Home (the country's premier property guide).
Daily Sun is South Africa's largest - and loudest - daily paper. It is read by over 5.5 million people a day - the new Average Joes - Mr and Mrs Tshabalala. Its brother, Sunday Sun, is the fastest-growing Sunday paper in SA - and talks to a weekend market of 2.5 million people who cannot be ignored.
The Star covers the heart of the nation with unequalled reporting of local, national and international news and sport. It favours a tolerant democratic society and is highly proactive in its reporting, appealing to A/B income readers, primarily in greater Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni. It is widely considered to be a superb advertising environment.
SowetanLIVE, published by Arena Holdings (formerly Tiso Blackstar Group) in Johannesburg, is the website of the Sowetan, the English-language South African daily newspaper that started in 1981 as a liberation struggle publication and which serves a proudly South African readership who have earned the right to be in the know and on the move.
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is a non-profit organisation whose members are editors, senior journalists and journalism trainers from all areas of the South African media.
We are committed to championing South Africa’s hard-won freedom of expression and promoting quality, ethics and diversity in the South African media.
SANEF promotes excellence in journalism through fighting for media freedom, writing policy submissions, research, education and training programmes.
A service-orientated organisation, Print and Digital Media South Africa provides a forum for unified industry representation of our members. We also offer administrative and secretarial services to constituent and affiliate members.