Media Monitoring Africa

14 July 2024, City Press, Sipho Mabena The submissions and demands by six article 12 Policy Working Group ambassadors, or Web Rangers, aged between 13 and 17, were made both on- and offline on behalf of South African children to improve their lives. These ambassadors are trained in digital literacy ...
10 July 2024, William Bird, Daily Maverick We are behind almost everyone in the world in switching from analogue to digital. Our performance here is only slightly worse than our efforts to ensure universal access to cheap, fast, reliable internet. Our news media sector is facing the most extraordina...
28 June 2024, Nkosinathi Ndlovu, Tech Central Media watchdogs Support Public Broadcasting (SOS) Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) have told communications regulator Icasa to act in the public interest in digital broadcasting migration to avoid marginalising millions of poor South Afri...
27 June 2024, ENCA JOHANNESBURG – A long legal saga that was seen as a global test of the rights of journalism is finally over. The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has pleaded guilty to one charge of espionage and has been set free. READ: WikiLeaks founder Assange leaves Britain aft...
18 June 2024, Cyprus Mail MMA’s disinformation reporting website Real411, has experienced roughly a six-fold increase in complaints during the election period, Bird said. If social media propaganda is to be believed, Trump has endorsed former president Jacob Zuma’s new party while the leading op...
14 June 2024, Kim Harrisberg, Context Digital activists want to monitor who is behind all the post-vote propaganda, but say they are hampered by high costs and high-walled platforms: the sort of challenges their Western counterparts rarely face. “It’s like we are fighting against it (dis...