YPC Weekly Newsletter

2008


“THE FACE OF THE COUNTRY”: TV DEBATES OF REPRESENTATIVES OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES ARTUR BAGHDASARIAN, VAZGEN MANUKIAN AND TIGRAN KARAPETIAN

On January 30 on the evening air of “Yerkir Media” the second program of TV
debate series, “The Face of the Country”, was broadcast. The program is produced
under a project of Yerevan Press Club supported by the UN Development Program.
The guests of the program host, “Yerkir Media” observer Mariam Barseghian, were
the representatives of three presidency candidates: the head of the pre-election
headquarters of Tigran Karapetian, Karapet Hakobian, member of the pre-election
headquarters of Arthur Baghdasarian, Sanatruk Sahakian, and member of the pre-election
headquarters of Vazgen Manukian, Dustrik Mkhitarian. The discussion focused
on pre-election platforms of candidates, in particular, the issues of youth,
social sphere, the awareness of voters about the candidates’ programs.

The next program of “Face of the Country” cycle will be aired by “Yerkir Media”
on Wednesday, February 6, at 21.40.