The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) will on Tuesday January 31, 2017 hold a Post-Election Media Forum and Awards at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra at 2pm.
The forum will bring together stakeholders, including the Electoral Commission and the Ghana Police Service, to deliberate on how the media covered the elections, the challenges, lessons learnt and recommendations on how the media could do better in deepening Ghana’s democracy.
The event themed, The Media and the 2016 Elections: Challenges, Lessons and Prospects for the Future,will be chaired by the Chairman of the National Media Commission, Mr. Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng and will feature presentations and a panel discussion on the media’s coverage of the elections.
Some radio stations that distinguished themselves in promoting issues-based programming devoid of indecent expressions during the electioneering period will be honoured.
The Post-Elections Media Forum and Awards is being organised with funding support from STAR-Ghana and the Embassy of France in Ghana.
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