GYLA Spring School of Investigative Journalism

To create an exciting, intense and active training school the GYLA (Georgian Young Lawyers Association) has found the perfect recipe. Start with a room full of journalists, add equal parts of lawyers and  judges and stir vigorously. Advertisements

Seeking Independence

Today, May 26, is a special day in Georgia, the anniversary of the country’s declaration of independence in 1918. It’s also a special day for Maia Kalabegashvili who, eleven years ago today, established her newspaperSpektri in the eastern Georgia region of Kahketi.  And this year Maia says her newspaper is close to having the independence she envisioned … Continue reading

Multiethnic GIPA

For more than 20 years, students at a school in the Georgian village of Tazakendi have been in the dark with few books to read and no electricity to light their way.  That all changed when Azerbaijani students from the IREX G-MEDIA supported journalism school at  GIPA (Georgian Institute for Public Affairs) visited the village classrooms … Continue reading

A New Look For The Batumelebi “Family”

Three Georgian news outlets will use a shared production facility to create new multimedia news coverage and produce on-line TV programs.  The Batumi newspaper Batemelebi , their on-line news portal Netgazeti.ge, in Tbilisi, and Presscafe.ge, created by Batumelebi as a source of volunteer, independent journalism have created the studio with financial support from the IREX G-MEDIA program, funded by USAID. … Continue reading

Laboratory to Practice Journalism

One year after launch, the student media lab at GIPA University is generating unique news coverage for the region and important learning opportunities for students.  GIPA student media was created with financial support from USAID through the IREX G-MEDIA program.  Students from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan get valuable practical experience in the lab while viewers … Continue reading

GIPA Doc U Films

The story of kids, who study at a special school for children with behavioral problems, the personal challenges of a woman who refused to accept her grandchildren’s disabilities and the lives of two teenagers living in the high mountains, isolated from public education and their peers – these are the stories told by GIPA students … Continue reading

From Print To Multimedia

When readers of three regional Georgian newspapers checked those websites for election news last Sunday, they saw more than they might have expected.  IREX G-MEDIA program partners in Guria, Kutaisi and Akhaltsikhe are no longer limited to their print editions.  The newspapers Akhali Gazeti, Guria News and Samkhretis Karibche are now producing video stories, talk shows, live streaming and interactive … Continue reading

Community Radio Pioneers in Georgia

On the remote and wind swept plain of Southern Georgia, people in the small town of Ninotsminda have come to rely on a small  radio station for news about their community.  But despite commitments from donors and dedicated volunteers, Radio NOR has not been able to receive a government broadcast license.  The Georgian broadcast regulator, … Continue reading

Time for Action on Digital Switchover

Transparency International, Georgia, is calling on the government to take action quickly on the long-delayed digital switchover.  The complicated and expensive procedure must be finished by June, 2015 but there has been little concrete action to establish a policy or process and find answers to the many technical, economic and social issues created by the … Continue reading

New Media for Georgian Media

It may be the height of vacation season in Georgia, but journalists have been working hard to understand how to use new media tools and expand their reporting skills. It has been more than a year since IREX G-MEDIA started the New Media Initiative for 14 partner organizations.  In response to high demand for training, … Continue reading

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