Review Category : Media and Civic Participation

Journalistic Investigation: “Access to Education of Children with Limited Opportunities in Osh City”

Partners of Internews, the Public Fund “Ulybka” (Osh city) together with a creative group of NTS TV channel, represent the journalistic investigation on a subject: “Access to education of children with limited opportunities in Osh city”. In society, there is a strong stereotype that children with limited opportunities of health are untrainable. It is trusted also by parents of such ...

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11 Journalistic investigations have started In Kyrgyzstan

In June 2016, 11 journalistic investigations have started for the purpose of promotion of culture of transparency and accountability in Kyrgyzstan. Ten organizations of civil society in a tandem with journalists have received small grants on carrying out journalistic investigations of such socially significant subjects as: — A corruption scheme on sale of property of trade unions’ Federation. — A ...

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MEDIA AND CIVIC PARTICIPATION FOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

The project serves to bridge the gap between the country’s civil society (CS) and media community to make them start working together on building a society based on rule of law. During the past decade, media and CS have been increasingly divided because of the lack of proper communication and common vision of the checks-and-balances system where both institutions have ...

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A Training of Trainers (TOT) on Investigative Journalism has Started in Bishkek

Today, on February 18, a five-day training of trainers (TOT) on investigative journalism has started. 12 representatives of media and NGOs are attending the training. During the training, the session will be held on the following topics: What is an investigation? Planning of investigative journalism Ethical and professional standards in the work of an investigative journalist Non-legal risks and safety ...

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Adylbek Sharshenbaev: Kyrgyz public has little influence on the budget planning process in state agencies

“The findings say that Kyrgyzstan is still among the countries whose governments provide “limited” budget information and “limited” opportunities for public participation in the budget planning process”, noted Adylbek Sharshenbayev, Director of the Representative Office of the Transparency International in Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan), in an article on the access of ordinary citizens to the discussion of budget, written exclusively for ...

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Internews Europe Seeks the Lawyer for Media and Civic Participation for Transparency and Accountability project in Kyrgyzstan

Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic Job Description Closing Date: 26 February 2016 About Internews Europe Internews Europe is an international development organization specializing in supporting independent media, freedom of information and free expression around the globe. The vast majority of our programmes are targeted at crisis-hit populations, emerging democracies and some of the world’s poorest countries.  Background to the Project Internews ...

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What Unites the Media and NGOs?

January 27, 2016 the first day of training on investigative reporting has started, where journalists and representatives of civil society (NGOs) took part. Participants discuss the difference between journalism and public investigations, on the interaction of media and NGOs on how to conduct an investigation in order to cause a public outcry.  “NGOs can be a source of information and ...

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Candid Opinions and Discussion on the Chatham House Rule

December 12, 2015. A meeting of Media and NGO Network hosted Liliana Vitu, Internews’ Public Broadcasting Support Project Director, with a talk on the Chatham House Rule format practiced by the Chisinau Press Club. British analytical center in the field of international relations “Chatham House” was established in 1920. There is the principle of anonymity discussions, usually known as “Chatham ...

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Project Accountant for Media and Civic Participation for Transparency and Accountability project in Kyrgyzstan

Internews  Seeks the Project Accountant (full-time position) for Media and Civic Participation for Transparency and Accountability project in Kyrgyzstan Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic Job Description Closing Date: 8 July 2015 About Internews  Internews is an international development organization specializing in supporting independent media, freedom of information and free expression around the globe. The vast majority of our programmes are targeted ...

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