Issues we address
- Media freedom monitoring
- Media professionalisation
- Media legislation reforms
- Access to information
- Media and local government
- Children and the media
- Media and elections
MISA Lesotho compiles accurate and detailed records of media freedom violations and abuses as well as progress towards a free, independent and pluralistic media. We publish these as MEDIA ALERTS.
To help improve journalism professionalism and the quality of the media, MISA Lesotho holds workshops, conferences and trainings together with diverse local and international partners. We list TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES here.
MISA Lesotho advocates for media legal reforms in line with SADC recommendations to help bring stability to Lesotho.
Access to information is a fundamental human right which empowers citizens to make informed decisions about their lives, their communities and the future of their country.
MISA Lesotho’s Media and Local Government programme is designed to improve media coverage of local issues and thus contribute to civic participation and improving the effectiveness of local government.
Lesotho’s media has little space for children, something MISA Lesotho is working hard to change with a variety of activities that also involve bringing together children and media representatives.
The media play a particularly vital role during elections. MISA Lesotho works with journalists to improve their coverage of local and national elections, before, during and after the event.