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Emily Gambade's presentation to Safrea
Editor of a popluar women's magazine, Elle, Emilie Gambade presented to Safrea Western Cape at the end of October.
Educated in France and the US, Emilie first interned for Elle South Africa in 1997. She went on to have a successful freelance writing and editing career, which included being the managing editor of Marie Claire, fashion editor of the Daily Maverick, and regular contributor to the Mail & Guardian.
Her presentation is available here for download or to be viewed on this site. it is under 80 megabytes.
Safreas response to the Copyright Act Amendment
Safrea sent in a detailed response well in time for the Department of Trade and Industry's proposed amendment to the Copyright Act.
Read a synopsis of these comments here.
Safrea raises the alarm on gazetted changes to South Africa’s Copyright Act
The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (Safrea) is greatly concerned about the potential impacts of the Copyright Amendment Bill, as gazetted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on 27 July 2015.