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Relief as Media Council Comes for Rescue over Unfair Political Coverage by Radio and TV Stations

Kenyan constitution gives media it's independence of covering and informing the public on the latest news across the globe. However, there have been questions concerning the political coverage by Kenyan radio and TV stations by a section of Kenyans

In a statement dated Friday, June 24, Media Council showed that vernacular radio stations were the most notorious when it comes to being unfair in their coverages. The media council report was focused on how the mainstream media has been reporting on 17 aspirants who had expressed strong interest in the presidential seat

According to Media Council, Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party leader Raila Odinga leads in media space consumption. Radio remains king in promoting diversity in coverage with 95.8 per cent coverage on presidential candidates during the week.

It was noted that UDA presidential running mate, Rigathi Gachagua, received fewer coverage compared to his Azimio counterpart, Martha Karua.

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Azimio Kenya Coalition Party Martha Karua Media Council UDA


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