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  • SABC settlement a win for media freedom

    In an out-of-court settlement, Media Monitoring Africa, S.O.S: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition, the SABC and the Commission of Inquiry probing allegations of editorial interference at the SABC have agreed to …

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  • Where do we belong? Media coverage of migration in Sub-Saharan Africa

    On Monday, 9 July 2018, Media Monitoring Africa released a report titled “Where do we belong?” which analysed how the issue of migration is framed in the media of four …

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  • PUBLIC EVENT: Fake news, algorithms and you

    WHEN: 31 July at 18:30–20:30 WHERE: Goethe-Institut Johannesburg, 119 Jan Smuts Avenue – Parkwood, 2193 Johannesburg RSVP: benjamin.keuffel@goethe.de until 30 July 2018. “Fake news” and filter bubbles have become part of …

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  • PIC’s exit a significant blow for Independent Media Group

    5 July 2018, Cape Talk Director at Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird, says this is a very worrying development, and wonders if Independent Media will be able to carry on …

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  • ANC media coverage reached 43% in 2016 election – report

    4 July 2018, The Citizen, Brian Sokutu The ‘loudest voices’ in the media were DA leader Mmusi Maimane at 10% coverage, followed by the EFF’s Julius Malema at 6%. A Media …

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  • Media Monitoring Africa slams closed SABC hearings

    4 July 2018, The Citizen, Brian Sokutu Another outstanding issue is the death of former SABC 8 journalist Suna Venter after threats to her life, MMA director William Bird says. …

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