YPC Weekly Newsletter

2002


MEDIA AND POLITICS IN GERMANY

On May 27 a seminar “Media and Politics in Germany” was held in Yerevan. The seminar was organized by Friedrich Naumann Foundation in cooperation with Yerevan Press Club. Representatives of media, journalistic associations and NGOs of Armenia took part in the seminar. The Spokesman of the Free Democratic Party in Berlin (previously the Head of the Office of the former Foreign Minister, currently FDP faction leader in Bundestag Claus Kinkel) Rolf Steltemeier spoke about self-regulation of media and its importance for the freedom of information in Germany, the role of media in the election campaigns in Germany, the relations of media and Parliament in Berlin.