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MMA IN THE MEDIA

Images of voter queues segregated by race at S. ...

16-05-2019

9 May 2019, Standard Digital, The IEC had warned ahead of the poll that “there are recurring themes of disinformation with every election”. However, William Bird, director of Media Monitoring …

South Africa: Politics in the Twittersphere ...

16-05-2019

16 May 2019, Daily Maverick, Tessa Knight Social media noise does not necessarily correlate to votes. “If you look at the ZACP and the Black First Land First (BLF), they …

Congratulations to the people of South Africa for ...

16-05-2019

16 May 2019, News 24, Martin Schäfer I was particularly impressed that the IEC introduced new, innovative instruments that I believe we Europeans can learn a great deal from. Take …

South Africa: Politics in the Twittersphere ...

15-05-2019

15 May 2019, Daily Maverick, Tessa Knight Social media noise does not necessarily correlate to votes. “If you look at the ZACP and the Black First Land First (BLF), they …

How IEC fought fake news during #Elections2019

13-05-2019

13 May 2019, IOL, Thabiso Goba William Bird, director of MMA, the company that came up with the concept and presented it to the IEC, said the programme was born …

Don’t let disinformation undermine your vote

12-05-2019

12 May 2019, Rosebank Killarney Gazette, Sarah Koning Director of Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird discusses the problem of using the term ‘fake news’. Read the full article

MMA DIRECTOR: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY KEYNOTE ...

10-05-2019

Elections and the media Media freedom is under great threat, despite some significant shifts over the last few years, we would be foolish to assume that we are winning the …

Russian plan to cook election

09-05-2019

9 May 2019, Herald Live, John Harvey William Bird of Media Monitoring Africa, which set up a partnership with the IEC to monitor disinformation, told the DM the campaign was …