In the beginning of May, Nino Nizharadze, 9% shareholder of TV Company Rustavi 2, filed a lawsuit to the Tbilisi City Court, seeking payment of 26 mln. GEL from the Director and other shareholders of the company.
Transparency International Georgia will defend interests of producer dismissed from Imedi TV Company
Transparency International Georgia denounces the dismissal of producer Maia Stepnadze from Imedi TV Company. According to the journalist, she was fired from the TV company over a critical opinion about the government expressed on the social network Facebook.
With this statement signatory non-governmental organizations would like to express our strong negative attitude towards the initiative of two members of the Advisory Board of the Adjara Public Broadcaster on the impeachment of Natia Kapanadze, Director of Adjara TV and Radio.
Transparency International Georgia has conducted research aimed to reveal the ownership issues of some of the influential TV broadcasters in the country. The study mostly covers the period since 2014. The above-mentioned study has established the identities of owners of these broadcasters and their possible business ties and interests in a politicized and polarized media environment.
Transparency International Georgia would like to respond to the reports recently disseminated about a cyberattack on TBC Bank and the connection that allegedly exists between the ruling party and this attack.