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06 March, 2012

Government Subsidy for Small Ads Puts Newspapers at Disadvantage

If you want to sell your apartment, your car or an old television set, you probably think about placing a small advertisement in a newspaper or online to find an interested buyer. A project by the Georgian Public Registry encourages citizens to call or send the details of such private ads to them.

12 December, 2011

The Georgian advertising market

The Georgian advertising sector is characterized by a lack of competition and dominated by a small network of friends and business partners with ties to former Defense Minister Davit Kezerashvili, a new report by Transparency International Geor

05 December, 2011

Batumi Anti-Government Protesters Could Face Many Years in Prison

There has been significant discussion about the lack of judiciary independence in Georgia. Non-governmental and international organizations, as well as representative of other countries have recently put a particular emphasis on the importance of an independent judiciary as a key pillar of democracy.

02 August, 2011

Golden Com's bid to manage airwaves raises questions

The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development has disclosed that the company Golden Com is the winning bidder for the 4-year management rights of Alpha-Com, the state-owned entity that manages all of Georgia's broadcasting stations that transmit signals for radios, television stations and telecom companies.

07 April, 2011

TI Georgia Calls on Government to Ensure Diverse Media Market

TBILISI - 7 April, 2011 – Transparency International (TI) Georgia is calling on the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC), the regulatory body for electronic communication, to ensure that approvals in the next round of broadcasting licenses include channels dedicated to serious news and educational programming.