Media Monitoring Africa

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 2017.The data is based on extracting stories that had the keywords, ‘gender based violence’, ‘sexual harass...
In an out-of-court settlement, Media Monitoring Africa, S.O.S: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition, the SABC and the Commission of Inquiry probing allegations of editorial interference at the SABC have agreed to open some parts of the Inquiry to the public and the media. The commission is chaired ...
On Monday, 9 July 2018, Media Monitoring Africa released a report titled “Where do we belong?” which analysed how the issue of migration is framed in the media of four sub-Saharan African countries. Recognising that migration is a critical issue across the continent and that news media plays an ...
WHEN: 31 July at 18:30–20:30 WHERE: Goethe-Institut Johannesburg, 119 Jan Smuts Avenue – Parkwood, 2193 Johannesburg RSVP: benjamin.keuffel@goethe.de until 30 July 2018. “Fake news” and filter bubbles have become part of the standard vocabulary within the political and media dis...
First published in Business Day 13 June 2018 Growth of online platforms in SA means national polls may not be immune to campaigns of disinformation William Bird, MMA The eyes of the world are, rightly, focused on ongoing debates in the US about the role Russia may have played in getting Donald Trump...
On 3 May 2018 and to commemorate World Press Freedom Day, Media Monitoring Africa, South African National Editors Forum, and Institute for Advancement of Journalism hosted a panel that sought to answer  the question “Are the media helping us escape our echo chambers?” This discussion was held i...
Web Rangers SA’s training workshops started on a high note on 12 May 2018 at McAuley House Johannesburg. The digital literacy programme implemented by Media Monitoring Africa and supported by various partners aims to empower young people to gain critical skills and knowledge around online safety. ...