Times of Swaziland journo wins award
Alert / Media Alert

Times of Swaziland journo wins award

MISA-Swaziland Alert December 3 2013 Times of Swaziland reporter Sithembile Hlatshwayo has won the 2013 Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) and Save the Children award for best print news story. Her winning story was titled “15-year-old virgin discovers he is HIV positive”. Hlatshwayo was awarded the prize at a ceremony in Zambia on Friday 29 … Continue reading

MISA and Save the Children to host regional awards in Zambia
Media Alert / Statement

MISA and Save the Children to host regional awards in Zambia

MISA Statement Wednesday 27 November, 2013 On Friday 29 November 2013, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) and Save the Children International will host the second annual Regional Children’s Reporting Awards at 1800hrs at the Taj Pamodzi hotelin Lusaka, Zambia. MISA Regional Director, Ms Zoe Titus, said “the aim of the awards is to … Continue reading

Youth voice absent in Swazi media – MISA research
Media Alert / Research

Youth voice absent in Swazi media – MISA research

Children and young people’s voices in Swaziland’s media are heard in only 8 percent of the stories that are about them, according to new research by Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa in partnership with child rights NGO Save the Children. The country’s two daily newspapers, Times of Swaziland and Swazi Observer, both published Monday … Continue reading

Learning from the children: MISA and Save the Children media training
Media Alert / Training

Learning from the children: MISA and Save the Children media training

The Media Institute of Southern Africa in Swaziland (MISA-Swaziland) and Save the Children are running a training and research program on young people and the media. Over three days in June 2013 MISA-Swaziland trained nine journalists on how to report when young people are involved in the story. The training was part theoretical (reading over ethical guidelines on reporting … Continue reading