Media - საერთაშორისო გამჭვირვალობა - საქართველო
21 June, 2012

Statement on seizure of Global TV satellite dishes (updated)

Transparency International Georgia is appealing to the Georgian Prosecutor’s office to ensure that all actions that affect media companies are taken in a transparent and proportionate manner, after authorities moved to seize satellite dishes from a warehouse used by Global TV.

08 March, 2012

TV stations air coordinated news coverage of Kimeridze death case

When the national television outlets - Imedi TV, Rustavi 2 and the Georgian Public Broadcaster’s Channel 1 - reported about the tragic death of 46-year old Solomon Kimeridze in a police station in the town of Khashuri, one fact was striking: Not only were the images used to cover the case largely identical, but the wording used by news anchors to report the case was almost word by word the same