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REGISTER NOW: Wits Accredited Course – Reporting ...

18-04-2019

Wits Accredited Certificate Course – Reporting on Children in the Media – (10 Day Course) 17 – 20 June and 23 – 28 June 2019 Entrance requirements: a minimum of …

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 …

Respect children’s rights: Think before you ...

04-04-2019

Several videos of a teacher repeatedly beating children at a creche in Carltonville has been circulating in the news as well as social media. We understand that as parents, we …

MMA AND ELECTORAL COMMISSION LAUNCH ONLINE ...

02-04-2019

MMA (Media Monitoring Africa) and the IEC launched a world first for the South African 2019 elections period – the digital disinformation complaints process on Monday 1 April.  Disinformation, misinformation …

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 …

Doxing: Dangerous for democracy

06-03-2019

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) condemns the ‘doxing’ of Radio 702 and ENCA Talk Show Host and journalist Karima Brown as well as the threats and abuse that followed. Doxing is …

[LISTEN] ‘Lulama Mokhobo should not be ...

01-03-2019

1 March 2019, 702 Media Monitoring Africa’s William Bird says a few rotten eggs can be expected on the list. He says Mokhobo is a fairly obvious candidate that should …

Urgent Release: Appoint SABC Board to Protect ...

27-02-2019

FOR URGENT RELEASE – SOS COALITIONAND MEDIA MONITORING AFRICA PRESS STATEMENT ON THE FLIP-FLOPPING OF THE PARLIAMENTARY PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING FILLING SABC BOARD VACANCIES 27 February 2019 The …

Fight back against cyber bullies!

21-02-2019

On Monday, 18 February 2019 another young life was tragically cut short due to being cyber bullied by fellow learners. Sowetan (published 20/02/2019). The internet is such a great tool. …