Review Category : Projects

Report.IMP.December 2013

Media Policy Institute Monthly narrative report Reporting period: December 1 – December 31, 2013 Provided by: Ainura Eshenalieva Date of submission: January 1, 2013 I. Resume For the reporting period Media Commissioner Akmat Alagushev defended interests of mass media representatives in five court cases, one of them was successfully finished and court decided to reduce the amount of appeal from ...

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Report.IMP. November 2013

Media Policy Institute Monthly narrative report Reporting period: November 1 – November 30, 2013 Provided by: Ainura Eshenalieva Date of submission: December 1, 2013 I. Resume For the reporting period Media Commissioner Akmat Alagushev defended the interests of media and media representatives in 8 court cases, two of them were resolved amicably, one process was partially satisfied, and the rest ...

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Report. IMP. October 2013

Media Policy Institute Monthly narrative report Reporting period: October 1 – October 31, 2013 Provided by: Ainura Eshenalieva Date of submission: November 1, 2013 I. Resume For the reporting period Media Commissioner Akmat Alagushev defended interests of mass media and media representatives in 7 court cases. Agreement of lawsuit was reached on T. Shalieva’s claim. Other cases are in process. ...

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Report.IMP.September 2013

Media Policy Institute Monthly narrative report Reporting period: September 1 – September 30, 2013 Provided by: Ainura Eshenalieva Date of submission: October 1, 2013 I. Resume For the reporting period Media Commissioner Akmat Alagushev defended interests of mass media recourses and media representatives in 6 court cases, all of them are in process now. PA “Media Policy Institute” conducted training ...

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Yntymak is the third most-popular radio in Osh city

With cofunding from Search for Common Ground, Internews contracted the local research company Di Group to study the size, demographics, and preferences of Yntymak’s TV and radio audiences in Osh and Jalalabad cities and oblasts in June-July 2013. They also conducted focus groups to evaluate audience perceptions of Yntymak’s content quality and social impact. Yntymak Radio: Yntymak Radio has been ...

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Radio Yntymak promotes inter-ethnic peace

The multi-lingual radio station is bridging a gap between Kyrgyzstan’s Uzbek minority and the rest of the country. Listeners and viewers in southern Kyrgyzstan are learning tolerance from a fledgling public TV and radio station. Analysts credit Yntymak for helping stabilise the south and for contributing to stronger inter-ethnic peace after the violent inter-ethnic clashes of 2010. “I like Radio ...

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Kyrgyzstani Multilingual Broadcaster Celebrates One Year of Promoting Harmony

Yntymak, a multilingual TV and radio station in southern Kyrgyzstan, celebrated its one-year anniversary with a public ceremony and concert on September 5. Yntymak (which means “harmony” or “accord” in both Kyrgyz and Uzbek) was cofounded by Internews and the government of Kyrgyzstan to promote inter-ethnic reconciliation between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks following a spate of ethnic violence in the South ...

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Project: Supporting the Public Broadcaster and Independent Online Media

Internews maintains a strong track record of providing technical assistance to the Kyrgyz Public TV and Radio (KPTR) and introducing new media and social networking tools to promote peace and reconciliation. Internews runs a 36-month project, “Improved Information Resources in Kyrgyzstan: Supporting the Public Service Broadcaster and Independent Online Media.” We believe that if Kyrgyzstan media delivers accurate and impartial ...

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Project: Multi-language media “Yntymak”

In collaboration with the Kyrgyz Government, Internews has set-up a multi-language media production studio called “Yntymak” (roughly, “harmony”) in Osh (the epicenter of the 2010 interethnic conflict between the local Kyrgyz and Uzbek ethnic communities). The station trains and employs local journalists of all ethnicities to work side-by-side producing objective radio and TV content in Kyrgyz, Uzbek, and Russian. Because ...

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Project: Open Asia

The Media Support Initiative (MSI) targets audiences and media communities in the five Central Asian countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. It provides support for the production and distribution of high-quality, socially-oriented television programming via the Nau TV satellite channel to audiences across the region, as well as a robust advocacy component to improve the legal environment for media ...

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