Monitoring media in elections
4 - 5 May 2018


Yasser Ismail

Training of trainers


Media Academy Iraq (MAI) will conduct a workshop on monitoring media institutions during elections. The workshop will be held in Kut, eastern Iraq, and will conducted by experience trainer Yasser Ismail.


The training was addressed to:


The training introduced participants, mainly journalists, to methodologies and monitoring mechanisms: qualitative components, quantitative components
The workshop also focused on understanding codes: political actor, event type, subject, gender, type of coverage etc.


In addition, the program covered:


  • How to best keep track of results
  • Understanding results
  • Visualizing data

    The final day of training also looked at steps to be taken before writing the final monitoring report.


    Certificates were distributed to trainees at the end of the workshop.