MMA IN THE MEDIA

Dros rape: Media must strive to minimise harm

01-10-2018

1 October 2018, News24 William Bird Like everyone else Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is appalled by the rape of a child in a restaurant. While brutally clear as an act, …

01-10-2018

01 October 2018, The Citizen, ANA In a statement, Media Monitoring Africa’s William Bird said the issue was brought to the fore in the case of Zephany Nurse, a child …

EXPERTS WEIGH IN ON GIGABA-TLHABI TWAR

30-09-2018

30 September 2018, Eye Witness News, Mia Lindeque “People could then Google the child’s name which could have implications. For example, bullying. It doesn’t seem that anything defamatory was said …

GIGABA-TLHABI TWAR: ‘LEAVE CHILDREN OUT OF ...

30-09-2018

30 September 2018, Mia Lindeque, Eye Witness “People could then Google the child’s name which could have implications. For example, bullying. It doesn’t seem that anything defamatory was said about …

ConCourt rules Competition Commission can ...

29-09-2018

29 September 2018, Carin Smith and Vanessa Banton, News24 Caxton, the Save Our SABC Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa had applied for leave to appeal in the Constitutional Court after the …

Why the media cannot name the alleged Dros rapist

28-09-2018

Friday 28 September 2018, ENCA Footage believed to be of the man and angry restaurant patrons shortly after the child was found, has been shared on Twitter and Facebook. Some …

South Africa watchdog hears complaints against ...

28-09-2018

28 September 2018,  Telecompaper The Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) is holding a public hearings in respect of a complaint lodged by Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa …

[LISTEN] Dros rape: Reflecting on media law and ...

28-09-2018

28 September 2018, 702 Director at Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird, joined Xolani Gwala on the Midday Report to discuss the footage as well as the law and the ethics …