Club sets the record straight once again as previous co-chair tilts at windmills in the Cape Times.
The Cape Town Press Club Committee has noted a handful of false, inaccurate and misleading remarks made on social media, some of which were regurgitated verbatim by the Cape Times nonetheless.
Our response to the Cape Times and statements made on social media:
Tony Leon delivered the Barry Streek Memorial Lecture this year. He pondered: "The Mandela Presidency: Beginnings or Ending of Free Space for South Africa?" – Reflections on South Africa's emergence into a free society and lessons for our country today.
Former President FW de Klerk delivered the annual lecture which honours the late Barry Streek, who was a parliamentary reporter throughout the De Klerk presidency.