On the New Year’s Eve, at the final session of Stepanakert Press Club the results of the year’s work of the organization were summarized and journalistic awards for 2001 were granted.
The award “For the tolerant attitude to journalists on behalf of a state official” was granted to Alexander Grigorian, the Head of the State Information Department at the President of Mountainous Karabagh.
The award “For the cautious wish and attempt to become an opposition newspaper” was received by “Aparazh” newspaper (the organ of “Dashnaktsutyun” party).
The award “For stamina demonstrated ‘between two fires’” was granted to the Chief Editor of the MK official newspaper “Azat Artsakh” Haikazn Ghaghrian.
“The edition man” award was granted to Murad Petrosian, the Chief Editor and the only employee of the monthly “What to do?” magazine.
Stepanakert Press Club intends to grant journalistic awards annually.