Hlaudi 'not known to be at one with rational world' - media analyst

Johannesburg, 19 April 2017 - Suspended SABC Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng addressed the media today regarding his tenure at the public broadcaster. Media analyst, William Bird, talks to eNCA about Motsoeneng's address. ​ Video: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - One media analyst has accused embattled former SABC executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng of lying at his media briefing.

William Bird, Director at Media Monitoring Africa said: "Ninety percent was untrue and 10-percent maybe was true."

The suspended SABC Chief Operating Officer addressed the media on Wednesday, regarding his tenure at the public broadcaster.

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"He said his policy was successful, yet the SABC is in financial trouble," Bird added.

"But it's not like he's known to be at one with the rational world."

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* Bird was interviewed by eNCA's Joanne Joseph for his perspective on Motsoeneng's media briefing - watch that full interview in the gallery above.


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