2011-02-14Georgians Build Ties With Russian Caucasus
TBILISI, Georgia — At 6 p.m. on a recent Tuesday, a satellite news channel financed by the Georgian government went on the air with a palpable air of excitement. Unlike Georgia’s other channels, First Caucasus News was broadcasting in Russian — its target audience includes viewers north of its border, in the mountainous and restive Russian region known as the North Caucasus.
2011-02-14I Have Been Telling You
When being Soviet citizens we, Georgians used to visit shabby pubs instead of clubs and instead of throwing parties we used to feast. At the time the song whose lyrics 'I have been telling you to get out of the window, you will see a phaeton there, get in and drive to me' were absolutely unrelated to journalism was in fashion. A pipe, clarinet and drum (at the time the DJ couldn't do mixing alone) were playing...
2011-02-04Media Transparency – A Dilemma for Government?
On February 3rd, a round table was held on the issues of media ownership and funding in the Courtyard Marriott. The group of experts and editors who spear-headed the draft law initiative hoped receive concrete answers from the government regarding their remarks and ideas.
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Recently, protest of Geguti prison inmates was one of the most urgent topics in Georgian media. Hundreds of prisoners used different forms ofArchive