Media Monitoring Africa

It is a norm for the media prior and during Child Protection Week to increase the number of stories on children. While Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is pleased with this focus by the media on children, we are always of the view that coverage of children should not only be event based. We envision a ...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives Daily Sun a MAD[1] for an article directly identifying child victims of a shooting thereby compromising their safety and well-being. The article titled, “Cops shot my kids!” (24/03/2021) reports on three children who were shot allegedly by the police. ...
When reporting on children who are victims of and witnesses to a crime, the media must make sure that they are protecting those children’s dignity and privacy. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives SowetanLIVE, Times LIVE and IOL a MAD[i] for directly identifying children involved in criminal cases ...