Media Monitoring Africa

Daily Sun Celebrates child philanthropist Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) takes great pleasure in presenting a GLAD[1]to Daily Sun for their article titled, “Young Bonolo has a big heart!” (06/07/2023), which captures the inspiring story of Bonolo, a compassion...
Daily News shines on star child who cooks a storm Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is delighted to award Daily News a GLAD[1]. This is for positively highlighting and accessing a star child in an article. The article titled, “Teenager hopes to take the bakery industry by...
News24 gives young agricultural protégé the chance to shine. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) awards a GLAD[1] to News24 for promoting the best interest of the child in their journalism. The article published on national youth day titled, “Meet the 12-year-old ‘farmer’, who is alrea...
TimesLIVE jeopardises child’s safety. Gender-based violence (GBV) poses a prevalent and far-reaching challenge in South Africa, exerting its influence across various spheres of life. With a particular emphasis on women and girls, GBV manifests as a systemic issue deeply ingrained within South A...
TimesLIVE empowers Children amidst tragic circumstances. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is excited to award a GLAD[1] to TimesLIVE for their efforts to give a voice to children in sensitive and complex situations. All too often, children are excluded from discus...
Daily Voice disregards child’s best interest principle 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 w...
Media must prioritise children’s best interest For 30 years, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) has been promoting ethical and fair journalism which supports human rights, including children’s rights. Media has a duty to uphold with regards to children’s protection in coverage in accordance with le...
Absence of Children’s Voices Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives a MOP[1] to The Citizen for an article that completely fails to access children in a matter which has a direct impact on their education and their safety at school. The article titled, “Soshanguve pu...