MMA IN THE MEDIA

Oops! They’ve done it again… Sunday Times in ...

29-03-2018

The Media Online, 29 March 2018, Glenda Nevill “Staggering,” said Media Monitoring Africa’s executive director, William Bird. “If true it is clearly an egregious violation of the most basic ethics and …

Tuks lecturer queries why stories written by ...

28-03-2018

Pretoria News, 27 March 2018 Politics lecturer at the University of Pretoria, Sithembile Mbethe, has questioned why stories written by female journalists tended to feature more voices of men, while …

Student gun violence activists make their voices ...

27-03-2018

March 27, 2018, The Media Online “The fact that you’ve got a lot of young people marching, doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re now shaping that agenda; it just means that …

New ‘key points’ bill should include ...

27-03-2018

March 22, 2018, News24 On Thursday, the civilian secretariat of police responded to a public submission made jointly by the South African National Editors’ Forum, Media Monitoring Africa and the …

The big debate: Did the Sunday Times cross the ...

15-03-2018

March 15, 2018, The Media Online Did the Sunday Times cross an editorial line? “Short answer, yes they did,” says William Bird, director of Media Monitoring Africa (left). “Even though …

Telecoms workshop expected to be fiery affair

06-03-2018

The department of telecommunications & postal services will this week hold a two-day consultation workshop on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, with a planned wholesale open-access network (Woan) and spectrum …

[LISTEN] WHO IS BEHIND HAWKS RAID ON PAUW’S ...

02-03-2018

Radio 702 | Director of Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird says in recent there has been a misuse of state apparatus for illegitimate ends and going after and targeting journalist. Original article here. 

MOKONYANE, THE NEW COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER IN THE ...

28-02-2018

February 27, 2018, The Media Online But while the president swept aside 10 of the so-called Gupta ministers, many of those held to be inept and incompetent are still in …