Media Monitoring Africa

Media Freedom Festival is an action-packed series of events that serve as an opportunity for us to ponder, probe and interrogate some of the key media-related issues of the moment. It is hosted at the end of October every year to honour Black Wednesday (19 October). To RSVP and learn more, follow th...
25 October 2019, Rosebank Killarney Gazette, Sarah Koning Legal advisor to MMA Taryn Hinton said, “Our future is only secure if we report ethically on children.” She pointed out that 35 per cent of the South African population was below the age of 18 but they only received 10 per cent of media c...
24 October 2019, Duncan McLeod, Tech Central In a prepared speech, delivered this week at Media Monitoring Africa’s Media Freedom Week in Johannesburg, Mxakwe said: “While we know we are behind on the technology side, the SABC does not intend to leave streaming TV services to our competitors.”...
Media Monitoring Africa together with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) hosted Media Freedom Week this year (22 to 25 October 2018) and once again, it lived up to the excitement! We were joined by over 170 people across our four fiery discussions, and so we say a big thanks to everyone who helped make ...
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 that serve as an opportunity for us to ponder, probe and interrogate some of key media-related issues of the moment. It is hosted a...
The past year has seen Media Monitoring Africa’s work continue to increase, as the threats to media freedom in South Africa have not let up. Not dissimilar to last year, we have also seen a rise in challenges to media credibility, resulting in threats of state interference to media regulation. &nb...