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MMA IN THE MEDIA

WATCH: IEC opens results centre

30-04-2019

30 April 2019, eNCA The platform which was created in partnership with Media Monitoring Africa aims to combat the information that unfairly influences the elections. Read the full article

Political parties and social media: Does it make a ...

29-04-2019

29 April 2019, News24, Juniour Khumalo Media Monitoring Africa director William Bird said, “Without the skills and techniques to distinguish real information from disinformation, the likelihood of the public being …

ISSUES AT STAKE: Make children a priority with ...

28-04-2019

28 April 2019, Zululand Observer, Ronelle Ramsamy ‘South Africa’s political parties have largely glossed over children’s issues in their election manifestos,’ said Director of Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird. Read …

Tough times for political journalists ahead of ...

26-04-2019

26 April 2019, The Media Online, Glenda Nevill There is clear evidence to suggest that this is a very real possibility, reckons Media Monitoring Africa’s William Bird. “We saw it …

Competition watchdog names and shames MTN, Vodacom ...

25-04-2019

25 April 2019, Daily Maverick, Ray Mahlaka Underscoring the importance of data in a digital and 21st-century economy, Media Monitoring Africa’s executive director, William Bird, who testified before the inquiry, …

The bruising battle for the purse of SA’s ...

25-04-2019

26 April 2019, The Citizen, ANA Media Monitoring Africa and IEC officials during the launch of digital disinformation initiative ahead of the country’s elections next month. Read the full article

Elections 2019: Everything you need to know

25-04-2019

25 April 2019, Northern KZN Courier, Northern Natal Courier With disinformation being one of the key issues surrounding a free and fair election, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and Media …

SABC axing of Maroleng ‘a sign of good ...

23-04-2019

23 April 2019, Jacaranda, Jacaranda FM Online Media Monitoring Africa has welcomed the dismissal of Maroleng from the struggling public broadcaster. “It’s sent a positive message about effective and transparent …