Media Coverage of the Parliamentary Elections in Azerbaijan PDF Print

Keywords: Azerbaijan, English, media monitoring, elections, newspapers, TV, report, Council of Europe

As part of its Action plan to support the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan in 2010, the Council of Europe organised monitoring of the media coverage of the election campaign. The monitoring aims to assess how the media perform their role to offer objective and balanced information on election issues and whether candidates receive fair and equitable coverage as well as access to the media.

The monitoring started on 7 October, a week before the official start of election campaign (15 October) and the results of the first week of the campaign have been analyzed in this report. For the needs of the research, it has been monitored the content of eight nationwide TV channels and six daily newspapers.





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