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S. Africa considers racist advertising

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[johannesburg] A two-day parliamentary hearing on alleged racism in South African advertising ended inconclusively, with delegates agreeing to meet again in early 2003 to forge proposals to tackle issues such as perceived racial bias in media placement, affirmative action within ad agencies and possible legislative changes. Nkenke Kekana, chairman of the parliamentary portfolio on communications, said the government would prefer self-regulation to legislation.
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