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GENDER & THE MEDIA RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

Is gender on the 2019 elections agenda?

09-04-2019

Media Monitoring Africa, a leading media research organisation in Africa today launched the first report on coverage of the 2019 national elections in South Africa. Read the report. We are …

Politics, medicine and disease: The story of HIV ...

13-02-2019

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), a leading human rights media research organisation, today released their report  “Politics, medicine and disease: The story of HIV in the media from 2002”. The research …

How are media reporting on Gender Based Violence?

13-08-2018

The following analysis is based on data extracted from our online monitoring tool, Dexter. It covers online media in South Africa for the Period 2 January 2017 to 31 December …

[OPINION] SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND THE MEDIA

22-02-2018

February 23, 2018, EWN There can be little doubt that Primedia made a big mess of how they handled the Mark Jakins sexual harassment charges and his subsequent resignation. Failing …

Inxeba’s ‘Porn’ Rating Was Due ...

16-02-2018

February 16, 2018, The Daily Vox William Bird, the director of Media Monitoring Africa, referred to this decision as a “profoundly unfortunate decision” in an interview with The Daily Vox. …

Gender Discrimination in Zambian Media Workplaces: ...

09-12-2015

MMA launched the Gender Discrimination in Zambian Media Workplaces: Airing Out The Laundry report in Lusaka on Tue 8 December. The report seeks to present a comprehensive understanding of how …

Visible Invisibility: Gender Discrimination in ...

08-12-2014

The report first outlines the methodology adopted for this project, then gives a breakdown of what discrimination is and gives examples of the different types of gender discrimination. The last …

Gender on the Agenda: Narratives of Masculinity In ...

05-12-2014

The research study had a three-pronged approach to exploring masculinity in media. Firstly, the project analysed media content which collected over 21,000 words associated with male and female sources in …

Power, Patriarchy and Gender Discrimination in ...

11-03-2014

Gender discrimination, in its various debilitating forms, is known to occur in almost every professional setting.For this reason, Media Monitoring Africa and local media partners in Zimbabwe investigated the nature …

Gender Fatigue in Media Coverage of Women

08-10-2010

When Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) published a preliminary look into the winners and sinners in the media coverage around Women’s Day and Month, a more comprehensive analysis of print articles …