IPC, NPC release report on media coverage of 2015 elections

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Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director, IPC presenting the report.
Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director, IPC presenting the report.
Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director, IPC presenting the report.

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria and the Nigeria Press Council (NPC), have released the findings and outcome of the monitoring of the coverage and reportage of the 2015 elections for the months of November and December, 2014.

The report covered 26 newspapers, namely Daily Sun, The Nation, National Mirror, Vanguard, The Punch, ThisDay, Daily Independent, The Guardian,  Nigerian Tribune, Champion, Chronicle, Daily Star, Observer, Peoples Daily, Daily Trust, Nigerian Pilot, Leadership, Blueprint, Desert Herald, Fresh Facts, The Abuja Inquirer, Newsday and The Gleaners.

Additionally, three online media – The Tide, Cable News, Premium Times – and four social media platforms – Enough-is-Enough, Reclaim Naija, INEC and Sahara Reporters were monitored.

The presentation was made at a press/tweet conference held on Friday, January 30, 2015.

Download full report here.