The article, produced by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and the World Bank Institute, consists of two main parts. Firstly, the authors list motivations for an informed democracy and prepare a central role for media and public interest. An assessment of the media environment today is accompanied by recommendations and motivations for an informed democracy. Secondly, the article focuses on the relationship between parliament and the media. They call upon the New Delhi Conference on Parliament and the Media, examine constraints and obstacles and have remarks on the ethics of the relationship between parliament and media.