Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 03/03/2011 - 11:57pm
UBCTV FACES CRITICISM
UBC TV has continuously suffered criticism over its coverage of the presidential election campaigns. It has always been accused of denying opposition candidates airtime on its popular UBC Tonight news programme.
According to the media monitoring project in Africa, the ability to reflect unbiased political views by a state owned broadcaster is always seen during election time, because this is when voters depend upon media to provide them with accurate information about how to practise their democratic rights.