Resources - Get Mad/Glad

On a weekly basis, Media Monitoring Africa elects and writes about stories which violate or support child’s rights in the news. Read more.

Discussing sex work: when children’s identities still need protection

City Press gets a MAD for not prioritising children’s best interests when reporting on sex work.

MMA commends City Press’s reporting on the challenges of providing ICT resources to children!

City Press‘s in-depth reporting on the issues facing smart schools get’s applauded

Children’s views always matter!

These stories missed an opportunity for great articles by excluding children’s views.

Child author shines in the pages of The New Age

The New Age receives a GLAD for positive portrayal and for celebrating the achievements of the child involved in the story

ANN7 highlights the accomplishments of young female rugby champions

ANN7 awarded a GLAD for adhering to Media Monitoring Africa’s Editorial Guidelines and Principles for Reporting on Children in the Media.

Identifying children who are potential witnesses at criminal proceedings is in itself a crime!

Media Monitoring Africa gives these two media a MAD for identifying child witnesses to crimes.

Sowetan fails to protect a traumatised child

Sowetan gets a MAD for interviewing a traumatised child

Dynamic perspective of children’s agency and power

Sunday Times’ positive portrayal of children and the inclusion of their voices earns the publication a GLAD.

City Press gives a child sports hero a chance to tell his story

City Press‘s impressive reporting on a child chess player earns the publication a GLAD

News stories from social media require more vigilance to protect children

A number of media houses receive a MAD for failing to adhere to ethics when reporting a story taken from social media where children were victims of abuse

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