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Last Updated: 22 May 2014
Media Monitoring
NBC and One Africa television news
(12 Nov 2009)

Highlights from the results for the week of November 6 to November 12: NBC television news and One Africa television news
· Swapo increased its dominance of NBC coverage – up to 83 percent of all coverage devoted to political parties as compared to 82 percent in the previous week.
· One Africa did not feature coverage of Swapo in the week under scrutiny, after giving the ruling party 50 percent of party-related coverage in the previous week.
· The RDP was the most featured party on One Africa (50 percent of coverage) and the second most featured party on NBC (8 percent of coverage as compared to Swapo’s 83 percent).
· NBC ranks the opposition as less newsworthy than Swapo.
· Overall the NBC increased its election coverage from 66 minutes in the previous week to 94 minutes in the week under scrutiny. One Africa’s coverage went up from 20 minutes to 30 minutes.

The full report can be downloaded from http://www.ippr.org.na

  Monitored Dates
12 Nov 2009
NBC and One Africa television news
08 Nov 2009
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