Review Category : Media news

International conference “Media in the Digital Environment: Opportunities for Development”

        Organizer: Internews Network in Kazakhstan, the Foundation for the Support and Development of mass media in Kazakhstan. Supported by: United States Agency for International Development in Central Asia (USAID) Partners: Internews Kazakhstan, Latest technologies: TV, Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan, the OSCE Center in Kazakhstan, the “Center Alma-Ata” restaurant, Nikon Dates: March 17-18, 2015. Venue: Rahat Palace Hotel, Almaty. International ...

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Biggest rises and falls in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index

The 2014 World Press Freedom Index spotlights the negative impact of conflicts on freedom of information and its protagonists. The ranking of some countries has also been affected by a tendency to interpret national security needs in an overly broad and abusive manner to the detriment of the right to inform and be informed. This trend constitutes a growing threat ...

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UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize Call for Nominations

Deadline: 15 February 2015 Open to:candidates active in the field of journalism Prize: US $25,000 Description This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. Its purpose is to reward each year a person, organization or institution that has made a notable contribution ...

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Kloop.kg – will the web-page have to “move”?

State Communications Agency (SCA) of Kyrgyzstan has withdrawn an order to lock the video of “jihadists children” on Kloop.kg because of Prosecutor General`s Office has not provided the court decision on the recognition of the material “extremist” – according to the Kloop.kg website Kloop.kg is well known in Kyrgyzstan as blogging platform and news portal after technical problems became available ...

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The new design of OTRK’s web-site: changes for the better?

Upgraded site of OTRK was launched in December this year. The new version of the web resource, according to developers, is aimed at optimizing the site and improvement of increasing traffic and access to content.  To achieve these objectives the site has a close connection with the most popular social networks and web sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and others. ...

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Transforming state media: is this real?

To what extent can former government mouthpieces be transformed into independent media organizations? Jan Lublinski “In the Service of the Public – Functions and Transformation of Media in Developing Countries” co-author says it is possible. It examines the transformation of state propaganda instruments into public service media. The ones in Serbia, for example, where the former state mouthpiece for Milosevic’s ...

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Today – Day of Radio and Television of Kyrgyzstan

Internews Network Representative Office in the Kyrgyz Republic is honored to congratulate the staff of radio and television with their professional holiday! Please accept our sincere wishes for peace and prosperity, success in work and achievements of the new, improved multimedia technologies and improvement of the quality of broadcasting in connection with the transition to digital, as well as the ...

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November 21st is the World Television Day

Internews Network in Kyrgyzstan would like to congratulate its friends, partners and colleagues on “World Television Day”. On 17 December 2014 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that 21 November is World Television Day. This date was linked to the First World Television Forum, that was held on November 1996. Leading media figures discussed the importance of television in society ...

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The modern TV and radio studio opened in the parliament of Kyrgyzstan

The opening of the modernized Parlament TV and radio studio in Jogorku Kenesh took place. Modernization is carried out within the development strategy of JK by 2016 which was accepted by the parliament one and a half years ago. “The modern TV and radio studio in Jogorku Kenesh is created for the first time during the years of the republic ...

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The Ministry of Justice should introduce the new bill where responsibility for an insult will be provided in the Civil code in Parliament of Kyrgyzstan.

The Ministry of Justice should introduce the new bill where responsibility for an insult will be provided in the Civil code in Parliament of Kyrgyzstan. Such offer became a result of a round table on discussion of the bill of administrative responsibility for an insult, reports public foundation “Institute of Media Policy”. Representatives from Jogorku Kenesh, ombudsman administration, the Ministry ...

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