2008-02-27Georgian Journalists Demand Immediate Release of the Correspondent for the TV Company “Mze”
2008-02-27Another Shut-Down TV Station: Samtskhe-Javakheti Regional TV Company “Lomsia”
Samtskhe-Javakheti Regional TV Company “Lomsia” was another on the list of TV companies that were closed down in fallout of the Rose Revolution. Four years ago the regional population’s assessment to the fact was the following: “They have cut off the opportunity to have a diversity of opinions … the closing down of the “Lomsia” is sheer impudence.” “They have switched off our beacon of information and truth.”
2008-02-26Qualifications for Chairperson and Members of GPB’s Board of Trustees
The long and draw out about the staffing of the Board of Trustees for Georgian Public Broadcasting has finally ended with the short list of 27 candidates for potential membership on the Board of Trustees, which has recently been submitted to the Parliament for its final consideration.
2008-02-22Limiting Air time for “Pre-Election Campaign Period”
Georgian Regional TV Companies are getting ready for up-coming parliamentary elections. Already they are thinking about what financial benefits they will derive. There has been a move by the Association of Regional TV Stations when they petitioned to Georgian Parliament to abolish the requirement of providing free political TV-ads.
2008-02-18Government Criticized over Harassed Journalists
Various highly respected international organizations have blamed the Georgian Government for suppressing the independent media sources. UN Human Rights Committee, International Committee to Protect Journalists, “Journalists without Borders” are all deeply concerned because the Georigan government has not investigated not one instance of harassment of journalists or instance of violence being used against the media. These organizations are calling upon the Georgian authority to protect their hard earned freedom of expression, as well as to be allow to maintain the independence of printed and other media sources.
2008-02-05CPJ: Attacks on Journalists in Georgia, 2007
2008-02-05Mathew Bryza: Unless Imedi TV Renews Broadcasting, I Suppose a New Independent TV Company Will Appear in Georgia
2008-02-04Journalist Is Chased by CSD Employees
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