Content tagged: "media monitoring"
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Assessment of media’s election coverage in Zimbabwe

31 Jul. 2018 | Publication

Media Monitors monitored mainstream media to assess the nature of election coverage, with a focus on three issues: Fair and balanced coverage of political players, the media’s role in informing the public on electoral processes, and professional and ethical conduct by the media. In the final assessment, Media Monitors concluded that while the election agenda dominated on all media platforms, coverage of political players was largely unbalanced and favored established political parties, particularly ZANU PF.

Putin’s media dream team

23 Mar. 2018 | Story

Comment piece by Gulnara Akhundova, International Media Support, and Gry Waagner Falkenstrøm, Danish Institute for International Studies, on the monitoring of Russian media's coverage of the 2018 presidential elections.

New programme to build capacity of Zimbabwean media to cover upcoming elections

01 Feb. 2018 | Story

Media’s ability to cover elections in a professional and accurate manner is key to ensuring that the population has access to the information they need to make an informed choice of candidate and parties. In support of free and fair elections, the Media Alliance of Zimbabwe (MAZ) on 1 February launched a media and elections...