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MMA Responds to SABC 8 Dismissal

19-07-2016

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) condemns the latest illegal response by SABC management to summarily dismiss the 8 SABC journalists. The decision flies in the face of due process and the …

ICASA Responds to the SABC, SABC Acknowledges ...

18-07-2016

ICASA has responded to the SABC reiterating the resolution taken on the 11 July 2016. The Authority has restated it’s decision on accepting the Complaints and Compliance Commission’s recommendation. The …

UPDATED WITH RULING – MMA, SOS and FXI Case ...

15-07-2016

Today Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), the SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOSA) and the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) lodged papers with the Complaints Compliance Committee of ICASA over the …

MMA and SOS Welcome the Application for Direct ...

15-07-2016

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition welcome the application for direct access to the Constitutional Court by the “SABC 8” MMA & SOS together with a …

Joint Civil Society Statement: Lesotho authorities ...

12-07-2016

The undersigned organisations condemn the increasing acts of harassment and intimidation against journalists in Lesotho, exemplified by the recent attack against the editor of the Lesotho Times newspaper and the …

MMA Response to eNCA

12-07-2016

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) notes with concern the allegations, among other issues, of racism and lack of transformation within eNCA. We find ourselves in a heightened environment of pressure around …

Media Monitoring Africa Welcomes ICASA Ruling!

11-07-2016

We welcome the ruling by ICASA that the SABC’s decision to ban reporting public protest was in violation of the Broadcasting Amendment Act as a great victory.  We also note …

Clamping Down on Internet Freedoms

07-07-2016

In the past week we have heard far too many stories about countries, too close to home, clamping down on internet freedom. South Africa made headlines on Monday when our …