YPC Weekly Newsletter

2003


ROUND TABLE “SELF-REGULATION AS A POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHMENT OF FREE, EFFICIENT AND PROFESSIONAL MEDIA”

On October 17-19 in Tsaghkadzor a round table “Self-Regulation as a Possibility of Establishment of Free, Efficient and Professional Media” was held under program "Strengthening Democracy through Free Expression in the South Caucasus", implemented by Global Campaign for Free Expression “Article 19” and Yerevan Press Club with the assistance of the Open Society Institute and the UK Foreign Office.

The meeting participants – the representatives of Armenian media and journalistic associations, international organizations and diplomatic missions accredited in Armenia – discussed various aspects of self-regulation of Armenian media, in particular, the issues of privacy, honest and dishonest ways of getting information, how appropriate media publications about colleagues are, the use of press for personal purposes. The expert of the round table, the President of Independent Union of Journalists of Bosnia and Herzegovina Boro Contic presented the legal regulation and self-regulation of media in his country.