Media Monitoring Africa Director William Bird says despite the public broadcaster’s financial situation, the SABC managed to deliver overwhelmingly fair election coverage.
Media Monitoring Africa says the media has neglected to investigate and inform the public what the terms and conditions of the Chinese investment in Eskom are.
As 8 May draws closer, many experts are raising awareness on how different social media threats can have a negative influence on the elections.
As the 2019 national and provincial elections drawing nearer, it is anticipated that social media will be abuzz with propaganda and fake news as a means to try and influence potential voters on issues pertaining to the elections.
The IAB SA, South Africa’s internet industry body, is spearheading an initiative aimed at eventually ensuring that all South Africans have a daily standard level of free basic access to the internet to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed access to information rights.
The upcoming 2019 general elections will once again put the spotlight on media credibility.
A panel of journalists sat with media professionals, Embassy representatives, and citizens to discuss how the media and information market has been influenced by fake news and what impact it has had. The event, called the World Press Freedom Day Event, was hosted by Media Matters in collaboration with different media companies, including the South […]
World Radio Day was declared by the United Nations through its Education Science and Cultural Organisation.
African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave their homes, says British charity Oxfam.
British charity Oxfam has warned that African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave for other countries.