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DEMOCRACY & GOVERNANCE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

How did the public broadcaster cover the 2019 ...

12-06-2019

Media Monitoring Africa, a leading media research organisation in Africa, today launched its final report as part of a series analyses, evaluating the coverage of the 2019 National Elections by …

MMA launches final elections report

12-06-2019

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), a leading media research organisation in Africa, today launched its final report as part of a series analyses, evaluating the coverage of the 2019 National Elections …

Stories behind the news: Hear what it takes to ...

04-06-2019

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is delighted to invite members of the media, industry, civil society and the public to the launch of their report “So much choice, but not enough …

Why has land reform slipped off the political ...

13-05-2019

Media Monitoring Africa, a leading media research organisation in Africa, today launched the second in a series of reports analysing the coverage of the 2019 National Elections in South Africa. …

6 ways to spot trolls, tricksters and other ...

25-03-2019

25 March 2019, News 24, William Bird Sometimes it feels like there is not a whole lot that we can do about the lying devious scum who seek to undermine …

So what of paid influencers in the times of ...

15-03-2019

What is an influencer? In South Africa, and elsewhere on the globe, brands have been steadily moving away from tradition forms of advertising and expanding into the the realm of …

Reporting on land reform: A path riddled with ...

05-02-2019

In the past few years in South Africa the land reform issue has been at the center of both political and economical debate. Also the current socio-economic situation of the …

MMA takes a moment to look back at how the media ...

09-10-2018

In early 2019, South Africans will begin preparing for our 6th democratic national elections. Given the current political climate, heightened tensions, socio-economic instability and the conversations around ‘State Capture’, the …

LETTER: Social media threat

18-06-2018

18 JUNE 2018, Business Day William Bird is correct about the problems posed by social media in the run-up to our 2019 election, but it is an even bigger problem …

World Press Freedom Day Public Event: 3 May 2018

19-04-2018

Are the media helping us escape our echo chambers? Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) invite you …