Media Monitoring Africa

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is deeply distressed by reports this week that Sentech has switched off the signal of at least 2 community radio stations and has initiated the phased switch-off process for a further 15 other community broadcasters because their payment was in arrears. Sentech is the s...
Wits Accredited Certificate Course – Reporting on Children in the Media – (10 Day Course) 2-6 and 9-13 July 2018 Entrance requirements: a minimum of 2 years reporting experience or a degree/diploma in journalism with a minimum of 6 months reporting experience TO REGISTER: Contact Taryn Hinton at...
Are the media helping us escape our echo chambers? Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) invite you to celebrate World Press Freedom Day with us in Johannesburg. As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day th...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 April 2018 Call for calm and reflection Stracom’s strategy was “70% truth and 30% lies” said Winnie Madikizela Mandela in a video clip posted on the Huffington Post’s Website (The clip has since been removed,  here’s why: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.za/pieter-du...
For immediate release Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) strongly condemns recent attacks on media by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). MMA welcomes and endorses the statement by the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) on the attack of Netwerk24 photographer, Adriaan de Kock, by EFF’s Floyd...
MMA examines 3 years of the coverage of Zuma across local South African online media. We focused on the following: A timeline of stories from 1 Jan 2015 – 1 March 2018 Which media gave Jacob Zuma the loudest voice? Who was most sourced when covering Jacob Zuma? Take a look at the presentation ...
On 08 March 2018 Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) honoured the legacy of Mandy Rossouw through the launch of an awards category dedicated to the memory of the esteemed journalist who passed away in 2013. MMA made the announcement during a panel discussion which reflected on the media’s contribution t...