Yerevan Press Club polled the heads of media enterprises, journalists and media experts to determine who or which structures were the source of the most negative influence on the work of Armenian media. The question was answered by 73 respondents.
The biggest number of “antivotes” belongs to:
Agency of Press Dissemination “Haymamoul” (8 “antivotes”) – for unsatisfactory work in marketing periodical editions and permanent non-payment to the print media;
RA Ministry of Transportation and Communication – departments that deal with the activities of the broadcast media (7) – for repeated violation of the rights of broadcasters;
Deputies of RA National Assembly (7) – for the deficiencies in media legislation, especially for voting in favor of Draft Law "On Television and Radio" on October 9, 2000.
The results of the poll were announced on December 29, during the Annual YPC Award Ceremony of year 2000.