YPC Weekly Newsletter

2008


MEDIA SELF-REGULATION DISCUSSED IN JERMUK

On December 22-23, 2007 in Jermuk, Vayots Dzor region, a seminar “Ways of Enhancing
Media Role in Armenia” was held. The event was organized by Yerevan Press Club
with the financial support of Open Society Institute. The representatives of
media and journalistic associations discussed the current projects aiming at
strengthening free expression and improving professionalism. The presentations
on the seminar were dealing with such issues as YPC initiatives on self-regulation
institute formation in Armenia, the role of self-regulation at election time,
the linkage between monitoring the election coverage in media and self-regulation
projects, enhancing the role of media in Armenia in the context of international
cooperation.