Media Monitoring to Promote Democratic Elections
Robert Norris and Patrick Merloe
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. This handbook was developed by the National Democratic Institute and translated to Farsi by Freedom House.
National Democratic Institute for International Affairs