Media Monitoring Africa

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...
First appeared in Daily Maverick here  This open letter to Cyril Ramaphosa is a plea for a better media and communications strategy – and no more useless office bearers. By WILLIAM BIRD. Dear President Ramaphosa, I know your plate is already full and there will be more requests placed on you than...
In light of the resignation of president Zuma, we decided to do a quick analysis of Jacob Zuma in the Headlines since 2015. Accordingly, we extracted over 14000 headlines that mentioned our President over a 36 month period. The total headline count for the same period is just over 460000. This means...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and partners are proud to announce the successful launch of the 2018 Web Rangers Programme, on Safer Internet Day (SID), 06 February 2018. The programme was launched in Cape Town and Johannesburg with both events bringing together civil society, children, educators, gov...
    Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and partners invite media to celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 at Facebook in Johannesburg. SID aims to, “raise awareness of emerging online issues and chooses a topic reflecting current concerns.” Join us as we hear from ...
PASSING OF MEDIA FREEDOM ACTIVIST LIBBY LLOYD The Board, staff and friends of SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa are devastated by the untimely passing of Libby Lloyd last night (18 January). She is known to many of us both personally and professionally as a dedica...
The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa warmly welcome the news of the appointment of new SABC COO Chris Maroleng, subject to final security vetting processes. We stand behind the board in making critical appointments provided they adhere to the principle of finding the best people for the job...