World Association of News Publishers

South Africa Media Freedom Committee

South Africa Media Freedom Committee

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Chair person: Karabo Rajuili, Advocacy Coordinator, AmaBhungane

Participating media: AmaBhungane, Sunday Times, Daily Dispatch, The Sowetan, City Press, Mail & Guardian, Daily Maverick/Chronicle, GroundUp, CAJ News Africa, Ziwaphi, The Herald, Huffington Post


1st MFC country representatives  and project staff planning meeting in Helsinki during 3 May - World Press Freedom Day

Protest Campaign - SABC, 1 July 2016  

SMS workshop, Grahamstown, in conjunction with Highway Africa conference (August 2016) 

MFC Digital Security Training 15-16 February 2017

Public panel Digital Security and Surveillance in the Newsroom (16 February)

SMS MasterClass (Durban, June 2017)

Women in News Summit (Durban, June 2017)

MFC Journalist Safety Training Webinar with CPJ specialist, Colin Pereira, 13 July 2017

Webinar with Sandra Roberts, Head Researcher of Fray Intermedia  on "African Journalists on Social Media: Harassment or Freedom?” - 22 September 2017

Digital security assessments in four MFC newsrooms (November 2017)

Digital security trainings in four MFC newsrooms (February 2018)

Training on Media Laws, Johannesburg 13-14 March 2018


Contact the South Africa Media Freedom Committee at media.freedom(at)


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