Media Monitoring Africa

This week Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) gives a MAD[1] to Sowetan and The Times for publishing articles in which the identity of a teenager was revealed, despite her being a victim and witness to a crime. “Teenager traumatised after ‘police’ shootings”, (The Times, 02/05/2017, p.2) and “...
Reporting on children in a manner that protect their rights to privacy and many other related rights is important. Even when reporting about the challenges that children face, it is crucial that journalists balance the reporting of these issues with children’s rights and the ethical principle of m...
Zephany Nurse’s story has been on the news agenda for weeks. A rare happening it was, it was bound to garner public attention. At the heart of it all is a young girl who is probably confused, shocked and is still trying to come into terms with the news that a family that she has […]...