YPC Weekly Newsletter

2012


NATIONAL COMMISSION ON TELEVISION AND RADIO PRESENTED MONITORING RESULTS FOR APRIL 8-24, 2012

On April 27 National Commission on Television and Radio (NCTR) released the interim data on monitoring the ensuring by Armenian TV and radio companies of equal conditions for parties/bloc and candidates running in the election to RA National Assembly by proportional or majoritarian systems. As it has been reported, the NCTR administers the monitoring in compliance with RA Electoral Code; data of the study for April 8-14, 2012 were published on April 17 (see YPC Weekly Newsletter, April 13-19, 2012).  

The second NCTR report presents the quantitative data for the April 8-24, 2012: the overall volume of airtime, allocated to parties/bloc and majoritarian candidates in the programs of TV and radio companies, as well as the paid and free airtime, provided by broadcasters for pre-election promotion of parties/bloc and candidates. The report of the regulatory body also mentions that within the studied period the TV and radio companies have made no violation of the pre-election promotion procedure, defined by the Electoral Code.

The NCTR report for April 8-24, 2012 is available in Armenian at http://www.tvradio.am/uploads/0814.pdf.