Media Monitoring Africa

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) congratulates News24 on its well reported story titled, “‘Our boy is not doing well’: Family of toddler burnt with boiling water at creche struggle with medical bills” (24/04/2023). The article written by Iavan Pijoos receives a ...
Section 154 (3) of the Criminal Procedure Amendment Act of 2021[1] is clear on cases when the media can and cannot identify children. It is therefore concerning that the media continue to report on children in a manner that flouts the Act as well as ethical guidelines around reporting on childr...
On the 18th May, 2017, Media Monitoring Africa appeared in court as Amicus to the Van Breda/Media 24 and Others case. The case dealt with the issue of live streaming the murder trial of Henry Van Breda. In mid August, the National Director of Public Prosecutions gave note that it was filing for appl...
The argument proposes a three question test approach to determining Hate Speech. This includes: Does the piece amount to advocacy of hatred that is based on race, ethnicity, gender or religion? If not, the complaint must be rejected. If so, does the piece constitutes incitement to cause harm? If not...
Regulations for the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector including Organs of State Media Monitoring Africa is a non-profit organisation which promotes ethical and fair journalism that supports democracy and human rights. MMA...