Talking point: Barry Bateman, pussyfooting and that word

12 September 2019 - 08:00 By KATHARINE CHILD
EFF leader Julius Malema.
EFF leader Julius Malema.
Image: ALON SKUY

EWN journalist Barry Bateman would have to be charged according to the broadcaster’s disciplinary code if it took action against him after being caught on camera calling EFF leader Julius Malema a p**s, a labour lawyer says.

But the channel needed to think about whether it wanted to set a precedent around the policing of private remarks.

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