Language Monitoring: April-June Quarterly Report

During the monitoring period, a total of 343 indecent expressions were recorded on a total of 4,759 radio programmes monitored on 50 radio stations across the country. Seven different categories of indecent expressions were used by officials, supporters and affiliates of seven political parties – New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC), Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), National Democratic Party (NDP), People’s National Congress (PNC), Convention People’s Party (CPP) and a group introduced as National Labour Party (NLP).

Overall, unsubstantiated allegations (127) and insulting and offensive comments (127) were the most used indecent expressions during the quarter. Kindly read the full Language Monitoring Report April-June, 2016 here.

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