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ARCHIVES: MMA IN THE MEDIA

You are responsible for what you post on social ...

06-11-2017

6 November 2017, IOL, Georgina Crouth If you wouldn’t put it up on a billboard on the N1 or M3, don’t put it up on social media. That’s the message …

Penn State Doctoral Student Brings International ...

28-11-2016

On that trip she met with representatives from Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), a non-governmental organization that promotes inclusive and unbiased media coverage of all individuals. The experience piqued her interest. …

Hate Crimes Bill ‘Makes Sense’ but Tweaks and ...

22-11-2016

It is necessary to introduce legislation against hate speech, but in its current form, the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill fails in its purpose. This …

You Have Been Duped by Fake News Websites

22-11-2016

William Bird of Media Monitoring Africa said these websites were problematic in the sense that the information often related to real issues. “In South Africa so much of our news …

MMA Takes Action Against Fake News Websites

22-11-2016

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) says it is looking at ways to tackle false news websites, which is on the increase. William Bird says, ‘’One of the reasons they don’t put legitimate sources …

Primedia Top Exec Quits in Times Media Row

15-11-2016

Primedia Broadcasting CEO Terry Volkwyn resigned on Monday amid continuing minority shareholder dissatisfaction with the planned takeover of the company by the Times Media Group (TMG). Dineo Faku, ‘Primedia top …

Showing the Better Face of African Journalism

08-11-2016

Our media are often their own worst enemy – poor reporting, badly constructed news pieces, unverified, sometimes clearly biased, or unethical and harmful or just plain churnalism. When they are …

SABC Joins etv to Give Prime Time News the Boot

31-10-2016

William Bird, Executive Director Media Monitoring Africa, speaks to Stephen Grootes about SABC presenting a submission to Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) to have the regulations around prime …

TMG Leads Primedia Race

31-10-2016

Times Media Group (TMG) has emerged as the frontrunner to buy Primedia from its shareholders for an undisclosed amount. Primedia is a media and advertising group that targets premium consumers. …

Rands, Not Censorship, May Be Behind the SABC ...

31-10-2016

So when the news emerged today that the SABC has made a request to Icasa that it be allowed to decide when prime time news is broadcast, we have to confess, our …