Promoting News Literacy and Ethical Journalism (Phase II)
|Project Status:||Grant Agreement|
|Funding Partner:||UNICEF Bangladesh|
|Project Duration:||1 April 2019 – 31 July 2020|
|Project Cost:||BDT 10,128,680.00|
|MRDI’s Contribution:||BDT 747,180.00|
|Team Leader:||Hasibur Rahman, Executive Director, MRDI|
|Programme Coordinator:||Md. Shahid Hossain, Advisor, Planning and
|Deputy Programme Coordinator:||Modina Jahan Rime, MRDI|
|Finance Personnel:||Md. Abdul Gofur, Manager, Finance, MRDI|
To identify the gaps in compliance of ethical standard of child reporting over print and electronic media.
To increase capacity of journalists on ethics of child reporting.
To create an enabling environment in the media houses in practicing high standard of journalistic ethics on child reporting.
National survey on news literacy with special focus on children
News literacy assessment sharing meeting with parliament standing committees
Lobby meeting with 4 parliamentary standing committees
Mapping of discussion-trend on child issues in national parliament
Baseline through monitoring of session proceedings and interviews with parliamentarians
Continuous monitoring of parliamentary sessions
Continuation of Media Monitoring Support to National Human Rights Commission