Media violations and victories

Media freedom monitoring is one of the core activities of MISA Zimbabwe since its establishment in 1995.

This assists the organisation to compile accurate and detailed information and records on abuses or progress being made towards a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media as envisaged by the Windhoek Declaration.


The alleged perpetrators of the assault are family members from Mr Andrew Bere’s family. The family members took offence when the journalists’ tried to use their mobile phones to take pictures of ...


The duo stormed the newsroom in reaction to a story published by TellZim News on 15 March 2018, in which the publication set out details of how the MDC-T in Masvingo province was allegedly planning ...


Journalists who attended the meeting reported to MISA Zimbabwe that the environment was intimidating and uncomfortable for the press to ask questions. It is said; Murwira questioned why the party was ...


It is reported that Chidza along with other scribes had attended a press briefing  by the ZANU PF Youth league, during whose course, Youth politburo secretary, Kudzai Chipanga made disparaging ...


In the story, titled Grace donates used underwear, Member of Parliament for Mutare’s Dangamvura-Chikanga Constituency, Esau Mupfumi allegedly handed over the donation at a meeting which was held ...



Background The case arises from an article that was written by journalist Mlondolozi Ndlovu on 21 August 2015 headlined:  Pressure on Mugabe as another demonstration is set for Harare…New party ...



Observations made by the Constitutional Court in July 2016 when it affirmed the legality of ZBC licence fees, are also telling in that regard. The court stressed the need for ZBC to be impartial and ...


Their arrest comes barely two days after police in Harare summoned and questioned the editor of NewsDay Wisdom Mdzungairi and reporter Everson Mushava. This followed the newspaper’s  publication ...