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MMA IN THE MEDIA

Zondo condemns media leaks

22-01-2019

ENCA, 22 January 2019 William Bird from Media Monitoring Africa says the group will be going to court to challenge the rules.  Bird said MMA has been engaging the commission …

Supporting independent media in South Africa

19-01-2019

Why we invested in amaBhungane and Media Monitoring Africa – By Luminate Article published first by Luminate, 8 January 2019. https://luminategroup.com/posts/blog/supporting-independent-media-in-south-africa The story of political corruption in South Africa is …

Netflix vs DStv – Experts predict the winner

13-01-2019

13 January 2019, Bradley Prior, Gabsten Technologies William Bird, director at Media Monitoring Africa, believes that if things are left as they are, Netflix will “just about decimate” DStv over …

Icasa to hold hearings on cybersecurity

03-01-2019

3 January 2019, Agency Staff, Tech Central Companies and organisations that will present at the public hearings are Media Monitoring Africa, Research ICT Africa, the South African Communications Forum, MTN, …

How the EFF dominates the disinformation market

12-12-2018

12 December 2018, Daily Maverick, Ferial Haffajee “There is no doubt that the EFF in some instances participates in spreading disinformation. It is clear that many of their officials spread …

SABC COMMENDED FOR SUSPENDING STAFF IMPLICATED IN ...

09-12-2018

9 December 2018, Eye Witness, Tara Penny Media Monitoring Africa says it’s good to see that the public broadcaster has followed through with the recommendations of the commission of inquiry. …

‘Resignations set SABC back years’

07-12-2018

7 December 2018, Sowetan Live, MPHO SIBANYONI AND ISAAC MAHLANGU Media Monitoring Africa’s William Bird said what was happening at the SABC was a “deliberately engineered crisis to collapse the board, …

[LISTEN] UNDERSTANDING THE EVENTS UNFOLDING AT ...

06-12-2018

6 December 2018, 702, Talk Radio 702 host Karima Brown spoke to William Bird, executive director at Media Monitoring Africa, who has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to save the SABC from the …