YPC Weekly Newsletter

2013


OSCE/ODIHR ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION RELEASES FIRST INTERIM REPORT

On January 23, the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission released the first interim report (January 10-16, 2013) on RA presidential elections. The report specifically stresses that the OSCE/ODIHR EOM commenced its monitoring of the coverage of elections by the Armenian media. The research includes 6 national TV channels (the First Channel of the Public Television of Armenia, Second Armenian TV Channel, “Armenia”, “Shant”, "Kentron" and “Yerkir Media”), 2 radio stations (Public Radio of Armenia and Radio "Free Europe"/Radio "Liberty" Armenian Service), 3 national dailies (state-funded "Hayastani Hanrapetutiun", "Aravot" and "Haykakan Zhamanak") and 2 online media (www.news.am and www.1in.am). The report also told about the monitoring of Armenian broadcast media coverage of 2013 presidential elections, administered by Yerevan Press Club.

The OSCE/ODIHR EOM first interim report is available in Armenian and in English at http://www.osce.org/odihr/98629.