Media Monitoring Africa

A father gives his children energy drinks laced with poison, three of them die, one is critically ill in hospital and one survives as he/she didn’t consume the drink. Rightfully, […]...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives DispatchLIVE a MAD[1] for an article indirectly identifying children who witnessed the killing of their mother and their two aunts and, were themselves harmed in the […]...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives a MAD[1] to Cape Argus for its story titled,   “[Name withheld] Primary School secretary laid to rest after being gunned down” (11/04/2022).  The MAD is given because the story […]...
Accessing children, ventilating their views on matters that involve them and protecting their identities when necessary are some of the most important journalistic ethics that which journalists ought to abide […]...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives Daily Sun a MAD[1] for an article where a child is interviewed, an action potentially subjecting the child to further trauma. The article titled, “Baby daddy bust for alleged murder” (Daily Sun, 12/02/2022) reports ...
The media has a responsibility to protect children in their coverage of the children especially when there is a potential for harm. Unfortunately, a child who was sexually abused was […]...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives DispatchLIVE a MAD[1] for an article indirectly identifying children who witnessed the killing of their father and grandfather in a horrific manner. The MAD is given […]...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives both DispatchLive and Weekend Argus a MAD[1] for their articles that directly and indirectly identify child victims thereby subjecting them to secondary trauma and other […]...
The article, “Boy,11,shot cousin,7,won’t be charged”   (Daily dispatch,  04/10/2021, p.2) has been selected as a MAD[1] by Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) for  falling short of the ethical and legal principles of […]...