Media and elections


Research Findings on Election Media Coverage

Research findings on election media coverage

01 Jun 2014

During the run-up to the Malawi’s first ever Tripartite Elections, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) conducted a monitoring project whose findings  exposed media bias in the way the media conducted itself. IWPR, in partnership with the National Democratic Institute (NDI), produced three monitoring reports on media coverage in Malawi ahead of presidential, parliamentary and local elections held on May 20, 2014. The...

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The First Ever Presidential Debates in Malawi

The First Ever Presidential Debates in Malawi

01 May 2014

For the first time in the history of democracy in Malawi, the country will held presidential candidate debates during the run up to the 2014 Tripartite Elections, which were organised by the Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa, and duly approved by Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC). The list of organizations that were in the task force organising the debates included the Malawi...

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