Media Ethics Monitoring (June 1-14, 2020)

Pro-National Democratic Congress (NDC) radio station, Power FM, is the worst perpetrator of ethical violations among 26 media organisations that were monitored for ethical infractions in the period of June 1-14, 2020.

Power FM, which recorded 48 violations, is immediately followed by pro-New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Oman FM with 46 violations. The news website,, follows with nine violations.

The findings are contained in the maiden report of the Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) media ethics monitoring project . The project monitored 917 media content from 10 Akan language radio stations, 10 newspapers and six news websites. A total of 141 ethical violations were recorded, with radio stations perpetrating most of the infractions (88%).

The media ethics monitoring activity is part of the MFWA’s project on Enhancing media professionalism to inspire public confidence and support for press freedom in Ghana, which is being implemented with funding support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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