Reporters without borders released the world media freedom rankings for 2021.
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The latest Reporters Without Borders (RSF) media freedom rankings are a mixed bag for Southern African countries, with some recording gains, while others slipped, an indication that more still needs to be done to improve media freedom in the region.
Zimbabwe has been ranked at 130 out of 180 countries in 2021 compared to its ranking at 126 in 2020, new rankings by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) show.
MISA Zimbabwe takes this opportunity to congratulate Honourable Kindness Paradza on his appointment as the Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services.
The Africa Media Barometer (AMB) Zimbabwe 2020 was launched today, 20 November 2020 in Harare. The findings covered the period between November 2015 – January 2020.
The media should always, thus be on high alert and guard against propagating information that has the potential of triggering tribal or ethnic hostility among the citizens of Zimbabwe.
MISA Zimbabwe’s state of the media report examining media freedom, freedom of expression, digital rights and access to information for 2019.
MISA Zimbabwe calls upon the Southern African Development Community and the African Union to address the increasing number of cases of media censorship in southern Africa.
MISA Zimbabwe’s letter of concern over the barring of private media from the Commission’s public hearings.