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, 2015, and will make it available to all media houses sometime between the first and second weeks of April, 2015.According to GECOM, the analyses in the reports to be produced by the MMU will primarily be aimed at providing a complete picture regarding the level of journalistic professionalism employed by all media operatives; the access granted by media owners/managers/editors to candidates and/or political parties in the mass media and whether the coverage provided by media houses is fair and balanced.The unit will also be studying the tone of media coverage towards candidates and political parties, and whether the electorate is gaining diverse,Cheap NFL Jerseys China
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