‘Our journalist is not racist’: eNCA responds to online reaction on interviews with politician masks

‘Our journalist is not racist’: eNCA responds to online reaction on interviews with politician masks
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Durban – Independent news broadcaster eNCA which has faced backlash online after a news clip emerged from one of its reporters asking a black politician to wear a face mask during an interview , while a white politician was allowed to go without a mask, the reporter’s conduct has said “It was not racially motivated or with malicious intent.”

ENCA senior journalist Lindsay Dentlinger was conducting interviews about the 2021 budget speech on the steps of Parliament.

In one clip, which went viral and led the news station to trending on Twitter under the hashtag #eNCAmustfall, it shows FF Plus frontman Pieter Groenewald being interviewed without a mask. When the vice president of the UDM, Nqabayomzi Kwankwa, arrived for his turn to be …



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