Media Monitoring Africa

Children account for 34% of our population yet only appear in very few news stories.1 If we accept that one element of the role of the media is to “give comfort to the afflicted and afflict the comfortable” it is not only essential that children are covered but that they are covered in a manner ...
Media Monitoring Africa announce the lsu Elihle 2020 finalists!On Monday the 31st of August Media Monitoring Africa announced this year’s lsu Elihle finalists. They are from four countries with in the African continent. They are Zimbabwe’s Tatenda Chitagu and Mercy Mubaiwa. South Africa’s Luzu...
In order to determine trends in coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic in terms of sources in South African media, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is running a series of analyses where findings are compared against each other to show improvement, or the lack thereof. The previous four analyses published ha...
From the 15th of June to the 15th of July, 2020, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) looked at who got the largest voice share in the media coverage. This was on general coverage and not topic specific.  Media Mic, a tool by MMA was used to collect this data. The tool collects sources and their races, [&...