Media Monitoring Africa

The article, “Boy,11,shot cousin,7,won’t be charged”   (Daily dispatch,  04/10/2021, p.2) has been selected as a MAD[1] by Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) for  falling short of the ethical and legal principles of reporting on children. The story indirectly identifies the...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives a MAD[1] to City Press for its article titled, “’Sorry, I couldn’t save them’” (23/09/2018, p.6) in which a child who experienced a traumatic ordeal was interviewed and identified when he is a potential witness at criminal proceedings. The story is about...