See how SA’s media are covering political parties this election

Posted: 28 July 2016 | News - Media Release | Categories:

Ahead of all elections, the media play a critical role in ensuring that the electorate is fully informed. They do this by updating citizens on political goings-on, by stimulating dialogues about political parties and by keeping political parties accountable to their promises. With the Local Government Elections coming up on 3 August 2016, how is the media living up to its role? To answer this, we have been monitoring the media coverage of contesting parties since June 2016 and here are the results thus far...