Media Monitoring Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   2023 MEDIA FREEDOM FESTIVAL: SHAPING TOMORROW’S MEDIA LANDSCAPE   Johannesburg, 3 October 2023 –  As we celebrate our 30th year, Media Monitoring Africa is thrilled to announce the upcoming 2023 Media Freedom Festival, a ground-breaking event hosted in collaboratio...
1 April 2022, Rosebank Killarney Gazette, Sarah Koning Media Monitoring Africa, the Goethe Institut, IFA and the German Embassy hosted a panel discussion with a number of stakeholders including Professor Everisto Benyera (associate professor of African politics in the Department of Political Science...
19 October 2020, 702, Tlou Legodi William Bird is the director at Media Monitoring Africa and joins The Midday Report on the line. “In South Africa we are comparatively lucky. We rank around 31st in the world for media freedom. If you consider where we come from this is pretty amazing. There i...
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...
22 March 2019, Daily Vox William Bird from Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) told The Daily Vox in an interview the organisation is not aware if any journalists are being prevented from doing their job in Mozambique. But he did say: “A lot of the media tends to be state-controlled […] There is no do...
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is deeply distressed by reports this week that Sentech has switched off the signal of at least 2 community radio stations and has initiated the phased switch-off process for a further 15 other community broadcasters because their payment was in arrears. Sentech is the s...