Media Monitoring Africa

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...
Bird said there seemed to be no incentive to fund the SABC. “There’s no plan, no thought of ‘this is how we’re going to do it’, and it defies logic unless there are some non-public interest ends at play.” He said the bill made him think of the movie Blast from the Past, in which a [&hel...
Bird said there seemed to be no incentive to fund the SABC. “There’s no plan, no thought of ‘this is how we’re going to do it’, and it defies logic unless there are some non-public interest ends at play.” He said the bill made him think of the movie Blast from the Past, in which a [&hel...
Prioritising children’s voices is essential. Principals and deputy principals play an indispensable role in the effective functioning of schools. They are responsible for setting the school’s vision, creating a conducive learning environment, and overseeing the overall management of acad...
ALWAYS INCLUDE CHILDREN’S VOICES IN HEALTH ISSUES INVOLVING THEM Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives a Missed Opportunity[1] to Cape Argus for an article that fails to access children when reporting the issue of mental health treatment for children and adolescents in the Western Cape. The article ...
18 April 2023, SABC News,  Risha Maduray Media Monitoring Africa’s Director William Bird says, “We are devastated, quite honestly. We couldn’t possibly conceive that Parliament wouldn’t do its job to begin with, and they would take so long to begin the process. We couldn’t possibly believ...
27 February 2023, ENCA It’s been five months since the term of the SABC board expired and the president is yet to appoint a new board. This is despite Parliament approving the names of 12 candidates. Media Monitoring Africa says this is unconstitutional. #eNCA speaks to Media Monitoring Africa...