Mandate and Objectives

 

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Mandate is to:

 

  •  Create an enabling environment for media development and diversity which reflects the needs and aspirations of all South Africans.

 

  • Redress exclusion and marginalisation of disadvantaged communities and persons from access to the media and the media industry.

 

  •  Promote media development and diversity by providing support primarily to community and small commercial media projects.

 

  • Encourage ownership and control of, and access to, media by historically disadvantaged communities as well as by historically diminished indigenous language and cultural groups.

 

  •  Encourage the development of human resources and training, and capacity building, within the media industry, especially amongst historically disadvantaged groups.

 

  • Encourage the channelling of resources to the community media and small commercial media sectors.

 

  •  Raise public awareness with regard to media development and diversity issues.

 

                          Call Us: 011 643 1100  /  info@mdda.org.za  /  1st Floor, 5 St Davids Place, Parktown, 2193

To report incidents of fraud and / or corruption in the MDDA, use our Fraud-hotline and contact details. See below:

Email address : mdda@whistleblowing.co.za; Toll free phone number : 0800 544 484;

Toll Free Fax number : 0800 212 689; Postal address : FREEPOST KZN665, MUSGRAVE, 4062; SMS : 33490;

Online : www.whistleblowing.co.za; Mobile App : Available on the Google Play and Apple App stores

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