Media Monitoring Africa

 
What you hear may not be what you SABC
What you hear may not be what you SABC
Civil society organisations are challenging the SABC’s decision to restrict its protest coverage, but it’s unclear what effect the partial ban...
Media ignores 'citizens agenda' in election coverage
Media ignores 'citizens agenda' in election coverage
The media has largely ignored issues such as protests, the justice system, and gender in favour of a focus on political party campaigning while...
NGOs: Children's rights forgotten in election manifestos
NGOs: Children's rights forgotten in election manifestos
Children's rights to education, healthcare and services are not picketed and protested over nor considered an election issue by communities...
Sunshine moves from weather report to news bulletins
Sunshine moves from weather report to news bulletins
Sunshine will soon officially move from the weather report into the news bulletins at the SABC – and there will be at least 70% of it. The...
Overhaul of self-regulation on the cards
Overhaul of self-regulation on the cards
In a clear response to the threat of a statutory media appeals tribunal, the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) is setting up an...
SABC vs M&G: Watchdog calls for cool heads
SABC vs M&G: Watchdog calls for cool heads
The latest in the South African Broadcasting Corporation's fight against the BCCSA ruling on unfair reporting in favour of the Mail & Guardian has seen Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) warning on Monday that the issue could pose a serious threat to media freedom in South...
Media punishment should be 'proportionate'
Media punishment should be 'proportionate'
Punishment given to newspapers for irresponsible reporting should be "proportionate" to the harm caused, said Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) on...

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