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Media Freedom Week is back: Better than ever!

12-10-2018

Media Freedom Week (MFW18) is almost upon us and we are thrilled to announce our fiery line-up! For those not familiar with MFW, it is an action-packed series of events …

MMA takes a moment to look back at how the media ...

09-10-2018

In early 2019, South Africans will begin preparing for our 6th democratic national elections. Given the current political climate, heightened tensions, socio-economic instability and the conversations around ‘State Capture’, the …

Calls grow for fake news peddlers to be jailed

08-10-2018

The Independent Online, 9 October 2018, Wendy Jasson Da Costa Sarah Findlay, programme co-ordinator at Media Monitoring Africa, said misinformation was easy to share and concrete steps should be taken to …

#DrosRape – Time to review the law protecting ...

03-10-2018

3 October 2018, The Citizen, 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 …

Are restaurants responsible for keeping children ...

03-10-2018

3 October 2018, News24, Sarah Evans and Canny Maphanga Writing for News24 this week, Media Monitoring Africa director William Bird pointed out that according to recent police statistics, more than 64 …

South Africa: Are Restaurants Responsible for ...

03-10-2018

All Africa, 3 October 2018 Writing for News24 this week, Media Monitoring Africa director William Bird pointed out that according to recent police statistics, more than 64 children are assaulted …