In preparation for the 2019 National Elections and Provincial Elections, the Electoral Commission hosted a media workshop in Sandton earlier today in collaboration with SANEF and Media Monitoring Africa. The purpose of the workshop is to deliberate on the role of the media in elections, understanding of the regulatory framework for 2019 general elections with emphasis on electoral code of conduct and provide a platform for sharing information on the state of readiness. Our reporter Innocent Semosa attended the workshop and spoke to IEC chairperson Mr Glen Mashinini and Mr Sy Mamabolo IEC’s Chief Electoral Officer, And filed this report.