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

A Helping Hand

  What started as a telephone  information service in the Georgian  regions of Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli and Mtskheta Mtianeti has become  much more than expected. The call center 16-100 was established to provide public information about businesses, telephone numbers and government services.  But the center has now been integrated into the ICN newsroom and callers have … Continue reading

Tamta Kakhaberidze for Gender Equality

A media literacy program in the Republic of Georgia, intended to motivate and educate high school students with an interest in journalism, has also inspired a young woman concerned about gender issues.  Tamta Kakhaberidze, from a small village near the Turkish border, says the project has helped her better understand the challenges facing Georgian women, … 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

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

GIPA Doc Pitch

GIPA Doc Pitch was held at IREX Multimedia Education Center

Three documentary projects to be produced by six GIPA students were granted financial support from the IREX G-MEDIA Program as part of the ongoing support to the Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management at GIPA. A total of eight documentary projects were pitched to a selection panel. Students presented trailers of their documentaries. The … Continue reading

Investigative Journalism Has Big Future in Georgia

IREX G-MEDIA consultant in investigative journalism Brant Houston is giving three days training to journalists from different media outlets in Georgia. The group of journalists are trained in using databases and social media for investigations, using numbers and statistics for impact, methodologies of investigative journalism, visualizing datas for investigations and other topics. Professor Brant Houston … Continue reading

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