The survey forms part of MISA’s evidence-based advocacy to ensure the safety of journalists. It builds on international and regional efforts to ensure online safety for female journalists.
MISA Malawi highlighted that the general economic crisis the country is experiencing has not spared the media sector.
Over 250 full-time and part-time media practitioners and support staff have lost jobs.
This is an excerpt from the analysis.
Walking in the footprints of a giant – tribute to former RGC member Fernando Gonçalves on leadership transition
Statement by Regional Governing Council Chairperson, Golden Maunganidze
Administrations have often used such laws to silence and punish critical voices.
The 2021 MISA Regional Annual Report features country reports snapshots from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
We advise media outlets in similar situation to engage the regulator before things get out of hand.
This toolkit provides explainers of key surveillance software and terminologies. Quite importantly, it also provides resource links to open-source software and digital security software, which journalists can explore and use to protect their privacy online.
This is a statement by Commissioner Ourveena Geereesha Topsy-Sonoo on the 2022 World Press Freedom Day