Media Monitoring Africa

Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) wishes to award News24 a GLAD[1] for its article titled, “Grade 10 pupil who killed classmate, then himself, had been showing grandfather’s gun to friends” (14/01/2022). The GLAD is awarded because the journalist protects the identity of a child involved. The ...
Great caution should always be exercised when reporting on children involved in criminal proceedings to avoid victimisation and other harm and when the media employs this caution, they should be commended. It is for this reason that Media Monitoring (MMA) awards News24 a GLAD[1] for its article, “...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) congratulates News24 on its story, “FBI tracks down Cape Town mom who allegedly sold naked pics of her daughter, 4” (27/07/2021). This is because the story which is written by Nicole McCain withholds the child’s direct and indirect identity to protect he...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is delighted to award News24 a GLAD[1] for its ethical reporting involving a child victim of abuse. The story titled, “Cape Town mom, friend sentenced to jail for abuse, neglect of 2-year-old girl” (News24, 22/07/2021) by Tammy Petersen reports on a two-year-old gir...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is elated to award a GLAD[1] to the Mail and Guardian newspaper for an article about an Eastern Cape pupil who recently had to migrate to the Western Cape for education as there are better socio-economic prospects in the latter province. The GLAD is awarded because Mail...
An article by IOL receives a GLAD[1] from Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) for withholding the identity of a child involved in a story about a two-year-old child who was allegedly raped. The article titled, “Help me find justice for my 2-year-old daughter’: father of George Mukhari Hospital rape vi...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) commends Daily Maverick for raising an important issue in a story reporting about the Constitution Court protecting the rights of children at private schools. Daily Maverick is also commended for protecting the identities of the children involved. The article for which ...