The media advocate group MISA Malawi on Tuesday appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on Media, Information and Communications in Lilongwe where reiterated its stand that the revocation of licences for radio stations undertaken recently by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) is too drastic.
Government and Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi have urged the journalists in the country to understand the provisions in the Access to Information Act so as to know how to request information from the government information officers.
Fresh calls have been made to the media to follow and inform the nation on how COVID-19 funds are being used.
United Nations Human Rights Council virtually brought together journalists, officials from human rights organisation and the Media Institute of Southern Africa MISA Malawi chapter to assess how government is implementing human rights recommendations.
The Media Institute of Southern Africa MISA) - Malawi Chapter has joined forces with the Women Lawyers Association (WLA Malawi) and Association of Women in Media (AWOME) in an effort to fight sexual harassment in the media industry.
The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi has obtained a court injunction restraining the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) from implementing a ban on phone-in programmes until a judicial review of the decision is undertaken.
The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) - Malawi Chapter has dragged the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) to High Court over its decision to suspend phone-in programs.