On November 5, the season’s first program of “Press Club” cycle, dealing with journalistic ethics, went on “Yerkir Media” TV company. The TV shows’ series are produced by Yerevan Press Club in the frames of the “Promoting Freedom, Professionalism and Pluralism of the Media in the South Caucasus and Moldova” programme, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe. The talk show considered the advantages and disadvantages of social media. Diverse viewpoints on the issue were presented by the “Press Club” discussants - Konstantin Ter-Nakalyan, blogger, Assistant to Chief Editor of Blognews.am, and Anna Israelyan, Editor of Aravot.am. The experts of the program were Manana Aslamazyan, Director of “Alternative Resources in Media” project, lawyer Ara Ghazaryan, Suren Deheryan, President of “Journalists for the Future” NGO, Gegham Manukyan, Director of the News and Current Affairs Programs of “Yerkir Media” TV company. YPC President Boris Navasardian hosted the talk show.
Source: Yerevan Press Club
On April 26, JFF lunched the social video about Parliamentary Elections, made by volunteers of JFF. It is a social video where citizens/voters tell for what they would like to vote. During first day the video has about 2000 view, and till the day of elections the viewer number became about 5000.
Idea by: Suren Deheryan, Anushik Avetyan, Hripsime Hovakimyan,
Director: Hripsime Hovakimyan
Cameraman: Petros Lagesyan
Editing: Ashot Mkrtchyan
In April, the JFF organized 11 regional meetings with local observing organizations. The aim was the implementation of Irazek.am and Ditaket.am in regions. The members of the JFF visited Gyumri, Hrazdan, Alaverdi, Ijevan, Goris, Kapan, Sisian, Gavar, Martuni, Sevan, Vanadzor. More than 300 citizens participated in the JFF events. In almost all the regions local media covered the events. Here are some links to videostories about these regional meetings.
- Meeting in Tavush region http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5REiPQsuII&list=UUus-GTvfcdOfhFiyvd7XZgg&index=3&feature=plcp
- Meeting in Lori http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3yzVUyCnF4&feature=youtu.be
- Meeting in Kotayq www.youtube.com/watch?v=df25_OrFDR4&feature=relmfu
- Meeting in Syunik http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvH1P5bhdLU&feature=youtu.be&fb_source=message
In this interview Radzevicius speaks on today's significant role of journalistic assossiations, on the transformations caused by digital broadcasting, on the possibility of censorship on the Internet, etc. The meeting of the President of Lithuanian Journalists Union with journalists and students from journalism departments of a number of higher educational institutions took place on April 28, at Actors' House, Yerevan.
Prepared by Gayane Mirzoyan and Suren Deheryan
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