YPC Weekly Newsletter

2003


A VISIT OF US PROFESSOR

On September 21-28 Armenia was visited by the Professor of New Mexico State University Steven Pasternak (USA). The visit was organized by the USIS. In the course of visit Professor Pasternak made speeches in front of journalism students of the Yerevan State, Yerevan State Linguistic and Russian-Armenian (Slavic) Universities, as well as Hrachya Acharian University. The former journalist, a double winner of J. William Fullbright Prize for International Understanding, Steven Pasternak shared his professional experience with Yerevan journalists at the Journalists Union of Armenia and held a seminar for the representatives of Gyumri media at “Asparez” Journalist’s Club. The presentation of the American Professor at the conference of Caucasus Media Institute (see below) was devoted to the media situation in Baltic countries. The problems of Armenian media were discussed at the meetings with chief editors of newspapers and the management of Yerevan Press Club.