Media Monitoring to Promote Democratic Elections: An NDI Handbook for Citizen Organizations
Publication Date: January 2002
Publisher(s): National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
This handbook takes a step-by-step approach to media monitoring. It covers: the importance of determining who controls the media and the difference between state-controlled versus private and broadcast versus print media; issues to address in deciding what media and what subjects to monitor; planning and organization of a media monitoring project; monitoring methodology, including specific instructions for monitoring different types of media; and considerations for the presentation of findings and recommendations.