Welcome to Media Monitor on the SABC News Channel, Independent and Impartial.

This is where we take a look inside the world of media, analysing the trends, the issues and the reporting of some of the week’s top stories. I’m Bongi Gwala standing in for Peter Ndoro who is currently out in Zimbabwe.

EFF leader Julius Malema banns investigative journalism units amaBhungane and Daily Maverick’s Scorpio from attending party events this past week describing the two publications as frauds, designed to pursue the interest of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.