Promoting News Literacy and Ethical Journalism

Project Status: Contractual
Funding Partner: UNICEF Bangladesh
Location: Countrywide
Project Duration: 24 months (1 March 2017 – 28 February 2019)
Project Cost: BDT 18,348,776.00
MRDI’s Contribution: BDT 6,350,376.00
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Team Leader: Hasibur Rahman, Executive Director, MRDI
Project Coordinator: Md. Shahid Hossain, Advisor, Planning and
Development, MRDI
Finance Personnel: Md. Abdul Gofur, Manager, Finance, MRDI
Sk. Shaniaz Ahmed, Assistant Manager, Finance
Program Officer: Talha Rahman, Programme Officer


Promote news literacy and ethically reporting on and for children through policy formulation, stakeholder interactions and mass media interventions

Improve youth perception on news literacy through capacity building


Knowledge transfer on ethical media monitoring responsibilities to NHRC

Develop ethical guideline for TV media

Advocacy for ethical journalism and news literacy

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