YPC Weekly Newsletter

2006


THE PRESS LEGION REPLENISHED

Recently three new publications have been launched.

On May 12 the legion of daily periodical publications was replenished by Armenian-language
“Zhamanak-Yerevan”. This is the version of “Zhamanak-Los Angeles” newspaper,
published in the USA in Armenian and English, intended for Armenia. According
to the Chief Editor Arman Babajanian, “Zhamanak-Yerevan” will come out 5 times
a week, in tabloid format with a preliminary print run of 1,500 copies.

On May 12 a new monthly magazine for adolescents appeared called “Es? Yes!”.
Its founder and publisher is “CS Publishing House” CJSC. The magazine is issued
on 32 full-color pages with a print run of 5,000 copies. The stories for “Es?
Yes!” are produced by students, and the Chief Editor, Ani Kochar, is also
a student of the Journalism Department of Yerevan State University.

Since May 11 the Russian “Gudok” transport daily started to produce a supplement
– “Gudok-Armenia”. One of the 8 pages of the supplement (A2 format) is dealing
with events in Armenia. The print run of “Gudok-Armenia” is 1,500 copies.