District Collector N.Prasanth said on Friday media alertness would make election process more effective.
He was addressing media persons in a workshop organized by the District Information Office and the Calicut Press Club.
So,it is very important that journalists should have awareness of election procedures and code of conducts.
Observer Abdu Nazar took class on election expenditure.He said social media has been strictly monitored as part of the code of conduct.
An extensive media monitoring set-up has been arranged at the collectorate.
When media firms publish/broadcast/post contents in favor or against to any candidate by accepting money or such favor has to undergo legal action.Prior-permission from MCMC is required for advertising election contents through social media,
However,candidates posts,individual posts are not included in this scrutiny.
District Information Officer Khadar Palazhi,Press Club president Kamal Varadoor,Editor Neena K.spoke.