YPC Weekly Newsletter

2004


THIRD “PRESS CLUB” SHOW

On November 1 on the evening air of the Second Armenian TV Channel the third
“Press Club” show was issued. The cycle is organized by Yerevan Press Club under
“Strengthening Democracy in South Caucasus by Free Expression”, implemented
jointly with “Article 19” international organization with the support of Open
Society Institute.

The head of leading media and journalistic associations of Armenia discussed
problems related to access to information. The second central topic was the
relations of European Union and Turkey, particularly, the issue of the possible
start of negotiations on Turkey’s accession to EU, recently at the focus of
Armenian media attention. The program participants also spoke about the US presidential
elections of November 2 – as an important world event that will most probably
give rise to numerous comments in Armenian press.