Media Monitoring Africa

11 March 2024, IT Online, To counter the risk of deepfakes, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), in collaboration with Media Monitoring Africa, has launched an initiative called Padre. This initiative allows voters to fact-check information regarding South African political parties and their ...
10 March 2024, Azola Dayile and S’lindile Khumalo, Daily Maverick In October, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and ALT Advisory prepared a discussion document, Navigating the Narratives: Sex Work, the Media, and Online Platforms, which explores this subject. The document aims to guide journalist...
4 March 2024, Bloemfontein Courant To counter the risk of deep fakes, the IEC, in collaboration with Media Monitoring Africa, has launched an initiative called Padre. This initiative allows voters to fact-check information regarding South African political parties and their recent statements. R...
1 March 2024, Mail & Guardian, Reporter Makume admitted Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the Campaign for Free Expression who applied to be joined as amici curiae. The applicants failed to issue a rule 16A notice, which allows interested parties to apply to be admitted as amici curiae in cases ...
27 February 2024,  Sandra Laurence, TechCentral In November, the SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) wrote to the portfolio committee calling for the bill to be scrapped based on their belief that it “offers no clarity, new mechanism or purpose”. “Rathe...
27 February 2024, Bloemfontein Courant, Zanele Mbongo REAL411 alerts of disinformation dangers as South Africa gears up for 2024 elections, urging awareness and action against misinformation. Disinformation can polarise communities, mislead voters and erode trust in electoral institutions, REAL411 h...