SPECIAL PROJECTS

JOB VACANCY: PART-TIME RESEARCHERS

06-12-2018

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is a human rights-driven NGO specialising in media monitoring with the goal of advancing a media culture in South Africa that is critical and fair, free, …

Threats to Journalism in SA “very ...

19-10-2017

Day 2- #MMAMFW17 Overview Against the atmosphere of monumental success for MMA and the SOS Coalition with their court case against the Communications Minister, the discussion that took place on …

Media Monitoring Africa presents Media Freedom ...

26-09-2017

  Over the last year we have seen worrying increases in threats to media freedom in South Africa. We have also seen a rise in challenges to media credibility, resulting …

Writing It Right: An Analysis of Zambian Media ...

14-08-2012

How can media assist citizens with gaining knowledge of their rights, treatment and mechanisms for engaging with the health system to improve delivery and access? To determine this, MMA conducted …

A Tangled Web: Human Trafficking, Child Protection ...

25-02-2012

As a metaphor, a web does nicely to describe human trafficking: a thing with many threads, sticky, dangerous, and unseen by victims. The sticky threads each different yet inseparable, certainly …

MMA Adresses Sunday Times’ Misreporting of Human ...

14-02-2012

The article on Sunday January 15th, 2012 “Woman tells of ordeal as drug-mule slave” refers. I would like to raise our concern about a crucial omission in the article, as …

The All Too Frequently Forgotten Form of Human ...

08-02-2012

MMA awards Kowthar Solomons and Saturday Star with a CHAMP (with recommendations) for the article “Judge expresses human trafficking concern for ʻexotic dancersʼ” (04/02/2012), as it raises the matter of …

Somalia in Media Images: Battling Compassion ...

07-11-2011

The humanitarian disaster in Somalia has once again led to a series of images of emaciated children being published by the media. This has prompted questions around the purpose and …

Ukuthwala, Human Trafficking & The Media

13-05-2011

So what about Ukuthwala? In its most basic description it is the practice of kidnapping girls for marriage. Forced marriage is illegal. Forced marriage also falls under the purpose of …

The Right to Express but not Racially Stereotype

28-02-2011

Media Monitoring Africa condemns Sunday World demeaning ‘coloured woman’ and display sexism This last Sunday Khuli Roberts produced an opinion piece titled, “Jou ma se kinders” (February 2011, pg. 10).  …