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...
June 13, 2011
New Media for Old Media: New Manual For Journalists
On June 13, the office of the Open Society Georgia will host the presentation of the manual drawn up by the Georgian Association of Regional Broadcasters (GARB), as well as the Association's website and ongoing projects. The manual titled New Media for Old Media is made up of theoretical part and... More...
June 13, 2011
New Media for Old Media: New Manual For Journalists
On June 13, the office of the Open Society Georgia will host the presentation of the manual drawn up by the Georgian Association of Regional Broadcasters (GARB), as well as the Association's website and ongoing projects. The manual titled New Media for Old Media is made up of theoretical part and... More...
June 8, 2011
IDFI Publishes Collection of Newspapers Issued in March 1956
Along with the "Top Secret" archival documents Institute for Developing of Freedom of Information has published excerpts from the official periodic media of the Soviet Georgia issued in March 1956. The newspapers were selected at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. On February 25th, 1956... More...
June 7, 2011
Nino Burjanadze Sues Media
Nino Burjanadze, leader of the opposition People's Assembly has sues Rustavi 2 and Imedi TV companies as well as The Tabula magazine at the court and the Journalists Charter of Ethics of Georgia. Following the publication on the People's Assembly website the copies of the complaint have... More...
May 30, 2011
Reporters Without Border: At Least A Dozen Journalists Attacked By Police In Tbilisi
Reporters Without Borders is deeply shocked by the violence used by the Georgian security forces in the early hours of May 26 against journalists covering an anti-government demonstration in Tbilisi. “According to our sources, at least a dozen journalists were attacked or detained by the police,... More...
May 26, 2011
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Journalists have been injured during the police raid at protest rally at Rustaveli Avenue early morning May 26.  Law enforcers detained, beat, verbally insulted journalists and confiscated their photo and video cameras. For example the police special forces members beat Netgazeti... More...
May 25, 2011
Nino Burjanadze Apologizes to Netgazeti Journalist
Leader of the Public Assembly Nino Burjanadze personally apologized to the Netgazeti journalist Tamaz Kupreishvili for the incident that happened between her son and the journalist, in front of the public broadcaster building after the clash between the protesters and police on May 22. According... More...
May 24, 2011
Public Broadcaster Statement on the Protest Rallies
Public Broadcaster reacts to the protest rallies underway in front of its building and states that despite the attempts of the opposition forces to accuse the public broadcaster in biased reporting, the TV-channel does not intend to become an object of manipulation for any political group,... More...
May 23, 2011
Georgia: Violence Against Journalists
Journalists are being detained, blocked from recording, insulted and journalistic materials are being taken away from at the protest rallies started in Tbilisi and Batumi May 21. May 22 Netgazeti journalist Tamaz Kupreishvili was hit in the stomach with a flag-stick by Anzor Bitsadze, son of the... More...
April 28, 2011
200 People Demanding Maestro TV Broadcasts Rally Outside Silknet Premises
On April 27 a group of 200 people demanding the inclusion of Maestro TV into the SILK TV programming rallied outside the premises of the Georgian telecommunications operator Silknet. The rally participants included the representatives of public organizations and young activists of six opposition... More...
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