ECM RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

Youth Through the Media Lens

31-08-2016

News media can play a crucial role in bringing awareness around different issues and how they affect various groups in a society. Furthermore, journalists have the capacity to shape how …

Are We Ever Going to be Heard?

01-02-2016

This report provides a holistic analysis of children’s coverage in the media. Aspects such as where the stories came from; what they were about; how children were accessed; how they …

Children Not in the Media

25-01-2016

In Namibia, media reporting on children’s issues remains a challenge. However, this is not exclusive to the Namibian media industry as reports suggest that other Southern African countries also face …

Nothing About Us without Us – Namibian ...

01-09-2015

Children were seldom accessed even in stories about them and were portrayed in roles that masked their capabilities and stripped them of their individual identity and in many cases left …

Media Coverage of Child Protection Week: Still ...

08-07-2014

Considering that Child Protection Week provides ample opportunities for the media to report on issues affecting children, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) assessed media’s performance in highlighting the challenges that compromise …

Empowering Children, Empowering Media

16-04-2014

Media Monitoring Africa’s children’s programme aims to improve the portrayal and active participation of children in the news. In striving to attain this goal, MMA has done a lot of …

Lessons learned: Coverage of the First Day at ...

18-02-2014

The beginning of the year is the start of great things, chiefly amongst these is the first day of the school year where children retire from their summer holidays and …

Children in the News: Seen but Still not Heard

31-01-2014

Media Monitoring Africa’s latest research into South African and Zambian media shows that coverage of children in the news has increased over the years. However, there are still on-going challenges …

Promoting Children’s Rights: Coverage of ...

27-03-2013

Media Monitoring Africa has just released the latest research report on media’s coverage of children’s rights. Titled, “Promoting Children’s Rights: Coverage of Children in South African and Zambian Media”, the …

Reporting on Children – Is the Coverage ...

17-07-2012

MMA has released two of its latest reports on the coverage of children in South African and Zambian media. “Reporting on Children: Is the coverage getting any better?” looks at …