Media Monitoring Africa

3 October 2018, Alberton Record, Helene Eloff In an opinion piece titled “Dros rape: Media must strive to minimise harm,” Media Monitoring Africa’s William Bird points out that the media focused greatly on legal technicalities in reporting on the incident. Read full article ...
2 October 2018, Val Boje, Pretoria News The tragic reality, as William Bird of Media Monitoring, has pointed out, is that according to police crime stats, on average 64 children a day are sexually assaulted in South Africa (reported cases SAPS 2017/18 figures). Many never make it into the news. Read...
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, the issues it raises are complex and varied and touch on almost every aspect of our nation’s wounds and apartheid legacy. On...
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, the issues it raises are complex and varied and touch on almost every aspect of our nation’s wounds and apartheid legacy. On ...
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 who discovered at the age of 17 years and nine months, that she had been kidnapped as a baby. Read the full article...
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 about the child. It was more a question addressed to the minister.” Media Monitoring AfricaR...
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 the child. It was more a question addressed to the minister.” Media Monitoring Africa’s ...