Election Obligations & Standards Database
"[W]hile the incumbent will get media coverage concerning state affairs, campaign events should not be confused with issues of state."
Norwegian Helsinki Committee: Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
, p. 15
Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers
News coverage of incumbents in public media during electoral campaigns is permitted, but should not be abused, constituting additional free airtime or print coverage.