YPC Weekly Newsletter

2012


“PRESS CLUB” TALK SHOW: UNFAIR JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

On December 10, the season’s last program of “Press Club” cycle, dealing with journalistic ethics, went on “Yerkir Media” TV channel. The TV shows’ series were produced by Yerevan Press Club in the frames of the “Promoting Freedom, Professionalism and Pluralism of the Media in the South Caucasus and Moldova” programme, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe.

The talk show focused on the cases of unfair journalism, particularly, reprinting, dissemination of information with no reference to the source. The talk-show discussants, Hasmik Hambardzumian, correspondent of Panorama.am and member of the Facebook group “Unfair Media Activities”, and Menua Harutiunian, political observer and owner of Slaq.am. The experts of the program were Gevorg Hayrapetian, lawyer of Freedom of Information Center, Gegham Vardanian, producer of www.media.am website of Internews, lawyer Ara Ghazarian and Ashot Melikian, Chairman of Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression. YPC President Boris Navasardian hosted the talk show.

Watch “Press Club” of December 10, 2012
here