Media Monitoring Africa

Zondo slams ‘money-hungry’ media

The deputy chief justice accused the media of undermining the commission after Sunday newspapers published information from leaked documents

SABC meltdown all too familiar

Are certain board members being pushed out to ensure government control?

Internet access has become a human right, data inquiry hears

Media Monitoring Africa suggested several solutions including free access to the internet at all government sites such as schools and libraries

SABC’s policy still so Hlaudi

Media watchdogs are concerned about inadequate changes to editorial procedures

SABC editorial hearings draw to a close, public submissions extended

The broadcaster’s public consultations on editorial policy have been met with a call to focus on implementing already existing guidelines

What you hear may not be what you SABC

SABC's new policies restricting protest coverage have harmful effects on the broadcaster and SABC viewers, say civil society organisations.

Media ignores ‘citizens agenda’ in election coverage

A report analysing coverage of the 2014 elections has found that the media marginalised important issues in favour of covering party campaigns.

NGOs: Children’s rights forgotten in election manifestos

A number of NGOs have pointed out that children's rights to education and healthcare are not considered an election issue by parties, but should be.

Sunshine moves from weather report to news bulletins

The SABC has hit the sunshine-news campaign trail with its new editorial policies that 70% of the stories on its news bulletins should be positive.

Overhaul of self-regulation on the cards

Sanef is setting up an "eminent persons' panel" to investigate ways to strengthen and reform the print media's self-regulation system.

SABC vs M&G: Watchdog calls for cool heads

The SABC's fight against a ruling on unfair reporting in favour of the <em>M&G</em> could pose a serious threat to media freedom.

Media punishment should be ‘proportionate’

Punishment given to newspapers for irresponsible reporting should be "proportionate" to the harm caused, said Media Monitoring Africa on Thursday.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories