#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

The definition of media freedom is closely linked to that of freedom of expression as per the Constitution, for individuals to impart information and ideas without fear or favour. Luckily, it's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Muthoki Mumo and Angela Quintal, Committee to Protect Journalists' Africa team.
Detained CPJ staffers released in Tanzania

The Committee to Protect Journalists has welcomed the release of Angela Quintal, CPJ's Africa program coordinator, and Muthoki Mumo, CPJ's sub-Saharan Africa representative, from detention in Tanzania and called for Tanzanian authorities to halt their ongoing crackdown against a free press.

9 Nov 2018

Telcos are the real media giants in Africa
Telcos are the real media giants in Africa

Google and Facebook own the most popular media platforms online. As the two most dominant players in the online advertising space globally, they both have the largest amount of data on online audiences.

By Emeka Enwere 8 Nov 2018

Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safe
Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safe

A late night SOS on Facebook alerted friends, colleagues and her employers, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), that media activist and former South African journalist and editor, Angela Quintal, and her colleague, Muthoki Mumo, were being taken away for interrogation from their hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

By Louise Marsland 8 Nov 2018