Georgia

December 21, 2011
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SOS – Media in Danger – under the given slogan journalists protested the intrusion of the head of the managing company into Maestro TV and the removal of kiosks following Tbilisi City Hall decision. The rally was held at the Presidential Residence.   “We came here to make the authorities fulfill their responsibility and drive Erosi Kitsmarishvili out of Maestro TV premises,” said... More...
December 20, 2011
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“President Saakashvili, do not kill the press!” – The given writing can be seen on the front pages of almost all newspapers of December 19.  KvirisPalitra, Rezonansi, Asaval-Dasavali, Versia, AkhaliTaoba, Kronika newspapers addressed the President in Georgian and English languages. ... More...
December 16, 2011
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On December 14 US Ambassador John Bass said his country would “assist Georgian population in several directions” in order to make sure that the future parliamentary and presidential elections are “open and transparent as much as possible”. US Ambassador made that statement during his visit in... More...
December 14, 2011
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On December 10 Georgian journalist Lali Moroshkina, charged with minor hooliganism, was sentenced to 15 days in prison by Tbilisi City Court. The motive for the detention is the incident which took place in the course of recording the New Year’s edition of Imedi TV talk show Nanuka’s Show. Lali... More...
November 22, 2011
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From January, 2015 Georgia like other countries in the region must pass from analog to digital broadcasting. It was established in 2006 by the International Telecommunications Union Agreement. However, the national strategy document on introduction of digital broadcasting is still under preparation... More...
October 5, 2011
Tbilisi Movie Theatres Sue Certain Internet-Portals
On October 4 the largest movie theatres of Tbilisi Amirani and Rustaveli turned in a lawsuit against 7 Internet portals to the City Court Administrative Case Board. The movie theatres request prohibition of posting of unlicensed movies at websites and reimbursement of material loss.  The given... More...
September 29, 2011
Staff Changes Being on at TV PIK
From October 1, 2011 Perviy Informatsionniy Kavkazsky (PIK) (First Caucasus News), the Russian-language channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will be headed by Ekaterine Kotrikadze, incumbent head of news service of the channel and Robert Parsons, incumbent Director General will be... More...
September 26, 2011
Georgia: Maestro TV Crew Requests Return of Footage Made at President Owned Premises
Maestro TV journalists request police to return the video footage made at President Mikheil Saakashvili's premises in Kvareli on September 25. The crew of Maestro show 'Without Accreditation', including its author Shalva Ramishvili, was detained during filming, taken out of the territory and the... More...
September 13, 2011
Robert Parsons Believes Polarization of the Society the Main Problem of Georgian Media
Main problem for Georgian media is the polarization of the society, director general of the Russian-language TV-channel 'First Caucasus Information' (PIK) Robert Parsons told Tabula magazine.  The interview was published by the magazine in September 12 issue.  Parsons believes Georgian... More...
September 9, 2011
Two Companies Competing for Radio Broadcast Right in Tbilisi
Media House Decom Ltd. and regional radio company Hereti (Lagodekhi) are competing for receiving the license for private radio broadcast in Tbilisi. Final results of the tender announced by the Georgian National Commission for Communications will be known September 30 2011.  The winner company... More...
September 7, 2011
Resonance Journalist's Notebook Inspected at Akhalgori Georgian Police Checkpoint
According to nongovernmental organization Human Rights Center, journalist of Resonance newspaper Mari Otarashvili's notebook was inspected at Akhalgori Georgian police checkpoint. "One of the police officers asked me what I had in my bag, I didn't hide the fact I had a notebook in there. They asked... More...
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