SABC News unveils improved news website

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It is now much easier to get all the news you need to know on-the-go with SABC’s new-look website.

With a constantly increasing number of internet users across the continent, SABCNews.com is designed to be mobile friendly, offering an integrated approach and functionality update. This means that it is much easier to source national and international headlines from Radio and TV straight to your device of choice.

Digital Media Specialist at SABC News, Tegan Bedser, says that the goal of the website is to provide up to the minute comprehensive information to the public.

“As the public broadcaster we have a mandate to inform and educate the public and with our new and improved website  you still receive the best of Radio and TV content as well as unique and original Digital content which is exclusive to the website.”

Navigating through the news site is now much easier due to its comprehensive menu system.

Click below for the video report on the new improved news website.

When Television broadcasts a big news event, Digital often streams it live on YouTube. The streams will now be highlighted right at the top of the homepage to ensure you don’t miss a single second of the event.

The SABC News’ YouTube is one of the top ten South African YouTube channels and the biggest South African News YouTube Channel. All content generated can be accessed from the news site with ease and at your own time.

The liveblog which has been very popular in the past has now been moved to the homepage. Here you can access thought-provoking multimedia content from our diverse range of platforms online including Facebook and Twitter.

The SABC will cover the 54th National Conference of the ANC which will take place from the 16th-20th of December. Journalists have been working hard to bring you extensive content on the ANC elective conference – all of which you can directly access from your mobile.

SABC News will provide rolling and continuous coverage of the conference on SABC 2, its 24 hour news channel on DSTV channel 404, radio stations and through its digital platforms;

In addition, audiences will get live streams on the SABC Digital News You Tube channel (sabcdigitalnews), Facebook and Twitter (sabcnewsonline) – providing a selection of picture galleries, infographics, live interviews and Q and A sessions with analysts. SABC’s digital platform also features a special report – tracking stories on SABC News, in-depth analysis and opinion as well as a host of multimedia features including candidate profiles, the presidential campaign trails and key newsmakers.

The improved news website can be accessed via www.sabcnews.com or alternatively www.sabc.co.za/news or www.sabcnews.co.za

SABC News prides itself in offering news across its multiple platforms to the South African public it serves.