YPC Weekly Newsletter

2011


“ASPAREZ” MONITORING: PTA FIRST CHANNEL CONTINUES VIOLATING THE ADVERTISING LIMITS

On October 27 “Asparez” Journalists Club of Gyumri released the interim report for May-June 2011 on the monitoring of advertising volume and its distribution on the air of First Channel of Public Television of Armenia. As it has been reported, the study is administered throughout a year (March 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012) under a project of “Asparez” supported by Open Society Foundations-Armenia and Counterpart International Armenia. On July 28 “Asparez” presented the results of the March-April monitoring (see YPC Weekly Newsletter, September 8-15, 2011). Both the first and second monitoring stages revealed violations of legislative requirements by the PTA First Channel, in particular the excess of advertising volume. Monitoring data for May-June 2011 are available at www.asparez.am.