Records relating to the GCIS and/or national government advertising and bulk media buying

Reference number: SAH-2017-GIS-0001
Submitting organisation: South African History Archive (SAHA)
Status: open
Date submitted: February 20, 2017
Stage(s): Initial request, internal appeal
Request description:

1. Records of annual GCIS and/or national government advertising and bulk media buying expenditure for national and regional newspapers, broken down by publication, but only for the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2016.

2. Records of annual GCIS and/or national government advertising and media buying expenditure for national broadcast outlets, broken down by outlet, but only for the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2016. 

3. Media Buying Reports, but only for the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2016.

4. Any relevant GCIS policies, ministerial or executive directives/instructions and research informing bulk media buying practices and state support for advancing media pluralism and diversity.

Initial request communication

Communication sent

Submission of PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001
Sent on: February, 20 2017
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001
Sent on: February, 25 2017
Confirmation of receipt of PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001 - follow up and request fee payment details
Sent on: March, 02 2017
Failure to respond to PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001 within statutory time frame
Sent on: March, 27 2017

Response received

Response date: 2017-03-31
Response nature: Deemed refusal
Received within statutory period: No

Internal appeal communication

Communication sent

Submission of internal appeal against decision relating to PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001
Sent on: April, 04 2017
Re: Confirmation of receipt of internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001
Sent on: April, 09 2017
Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001 within statutory time frame
Sent on: May, 09 2017
Re: Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001 within statutory time frame
Sent on: May, 19 2017
Failure to respond to internal appeal for PAIA request SAH-2017-GIS-0001 within statutory time frame
Sent on: June, 03 2017
Reminder to submit complaints to Chapter 9 institutions
Sent on: June, 23 2017

Response received

Response date: 2017-05-19
Response nature: Deemed to have dismissed the internal appeal
Received within statutory period: No

Downloads

Internal appeal - SAH2017GIS0001_Form_B.pdf
Initial Request - SAH2017GIS0001_Form_A.pdf