Foreign Media about Georgia
“Don’t attack me or I’ll attack you!’’ Public Figure threatens the Journalists
July 29, 2010
Take this article out... don’t attack me at all, or I’ll attack you...’’ wrote Otar Kovziridze in an email to the journalist, Ilia Martkopishvili. Otar Kovziridze is an activist for the Nationalist Party and works at the Dedoplistskaro municipality government. Kovziridze assures that his words don’t include any form of threatening. Though, he can’t explain what gives him right to demand the cancellation of material posted on the journalist’s blog.
Monitor Studio to Screen another Journalism Investigation
July 28, 2010
Moscow Intends to Launch New Information War and to Create Federal Media-Channel in Georgian Language
July 9, 2010
Moscow was dissatisfied and confused by the word “occupation” used by the US State Secretary Hillary Clinton in her statement about the Georgian-Russian war in August of 2008. Russian analyists loudly announce that the real reason of the current situation is the lost information war with Georgia; analyst of political and military institute Anatoli Chigankov said “Although Russia started the military operation in 2008 only to force peace in Georgia, Tbilisi won the information war,” wrote the newspaper “Resonance” in the article “We Should Admit the Lost Information War with Georgia,” – They started speaking about neutralizing Georgian propaganda and creation of federal media-channel in Georgian language.”
Kakheti Regional Governor Calls Upon Public Officials to Be More Polite with Journalists
July 6, 2010
Kakheti regional governor Giorgi Ghviniashvili made comments about the damage of the video-camera of the journalist Gela Mtivlishvili by Dedoplistskaro district governor. The regional governor called upon the public officials to be more polite with journalists.
Dedoplistskaro District Governor Seized Video-Camera from the Journalist of the Human Rights Center and Damaged It
July 5, 2010
Dedoplistskaro district governor Nikoloz Shanshiashvili seized video-camera from the representative of the Human Rights Center and journalist Gela Mtivlishvili and damaged it. Gela Mtivlishvili recorded the part of the road which was graveled only in three places by the funds allocated within the State Rural Program.
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