Media Monitoring Africa

18 February 2024, SABC News The Director of Media Monitoring Africa, William Bird says media houses in South Africa are crucial in ensuring a healthy democracy. He says media houses also have the responsibility to encourage citizens to actively participate in the legislative decision-making process ...
14 February 2024, Brand South Africa, Press Release Social media platforms are asked to work with the South African news media to co-create a conducive information environment for the upcoming elections. The aim is to reduce the potential for disinformation, harassment, and hate speech that could ha...
4 February 2024, SABC News Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communication and Digital Technologies is set to debate the SABC Bill this week. One of the key focus areas of this Bill is to determine a more ideal funding model for the public broadcaster. The head of programmes at Media Monitor...
2 February 2024, ENCA JOHANNESBURG –  Misinformation and disinformation can make or break an election campaign. WATCH: How dangerous can misinformation be to the elections  Especially, during a season of shaky political coalitions, poor service delivery, and rampant corruption. ...
29 January 2024, Advanced Television, Chris Forrester Three influential organisations have criticised the new Bill. SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) collectively made a submission to the parliamentary por...