Media

South Africa: A tale of two tales

South Africa: A tale of two tales

By Colleen Lowe Morna and Tarisai Nyamweda Johannesburg, 24 May: In January a TV news channel reported a story about the police believing they had arrested a serial killer and rapist who had been terrorising residents of eMbalenhle in Mpumalanga for the past four years. The story relies on one source – the police officer. […]

May 24, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | News | VRC Clippings

SA: Diversity, balance & sensitivity still missing in TV media

SA: Diversity, balance & sensitivity still missing in TV media

 Johannesburg, 20 May: There is urgent need to achieve greater diversity, balance and sensitivity in the coverage of gender violence in South African television. This is the key finding of the first ever gender monitoring of the audio visual media to include entertainment and children’s programming, in addition to the news, that has been the […]

May 21, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Gender Diversity & GBV in SA Television

Gender Diversity & GBV in SA Television

Join The Mail & Guardian, GIZ,  UN Women and Gender Links  at the the first public event of the Media Compact Flagship Project on the evening of the 21st of May 2019 in Johannesburg at 18.30 We will be discussing gender, diversity and Gender Based Violence (GBV) in South African Television focusing on a study […]

Empowering Local Radios with ICTs: Final report

The report demonstrates that local and community radio can provide valuable social benefits. They do need support and the capacity to work independently to do this.

January 11, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

SADC Gender and Development Monitor 2016

Tracking Progress on Implementation of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development The SADC Protocol on Gender and Development has six objectives. These include the empowerment of women and  eliminating discrimination. Another is achieving and gender equality through gender responsive legislation and projects. The objective of the 2016 Monitor is to present an update on […]

Election Voices Silenced

Media coverage of Zimbabwe’s 2005 Parliamentary elections This includes the SADC Guidelines as well as the campagn, the vote and the results

January 11, 2019 Themes: Elections | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Ethical Journalism and Gender-sensitive Reporting

This is a UNESCO/University of Mauritius publication. It includes guidelines for ethical reporting and an article on gender-sensitive reporting. Other articles include content regulation in South Africa and media education for gender equity.

Ecquid Novi : Focus on Media in Africa

South African Journal for Journalism Research 2004 Volume 25(1)    

January 9, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Making Change

NORDIC EXAMPLES OF WORKING TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY IN THE MEDIA Who decides what you see on television? Who gets to speak their minds on the news? How are women and men shown in computer games, movies, etc.? The media can both hinder and help the development of gender equality. There is more pressure on the […]

January 9, 2019 Themes: Gender equality | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Co-creating Feminist Narratives beyond Shrinking Spaces

African Women’s Development and Communication Network (Femnet) Annual Report 2017 The 2017 Backdrop and Amplifying African Women’s Bold Voices The impact of Femnet in 2017 in women’s leadership in regional agendas, leadership in digital space and dismantling macroeconomics.