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The Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) is a vibrant national organisation for advancing the interests of the local grassroots independent print media sector in South Africa. The association comprises mostly small newspapers, but it also represents newsletters, magazines and online publications, all of which are owned by local communities.

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MTN supports SANEF and AIP towards efforts in supporting community media and safety training of journalists

  20 October 2021   MTN has once more raised its hand as it decided to support the Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) and the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) towards both organisations’ critical programmes. SANEF and the AIP once more encouraged with the...

20 October 2021

AIP Announces the Appointment of Dr. Kate Skinner, Executive Director

 July 22,2021 The Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) announces the appointment of media freedom activist, Dr. Kate Skinner as its Executive Director. Kate has worked with the unions, NGOs, government and the media industry, where her primary focus was to build a diverse, independent media...

22 July 2021

AIP Announces the Appointment Mbali Dhlomo as Board Chairperson  

Today (01 July 2021), the Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) announced the re-appointment of Ms. Mbali Dhlomo as Chairperson of its Board of Directors. Ms. Mbali Dhlomo is the Founder and Editor of Intuthuko Newspapers, a company that publishes newspaper titles in Durban, Newcastle and...

1 July 2021

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