Review Category : Supporting Public Broadcaster

Results of the Technical Audit of KPTR

Internews conducted a Technical Audit at KPTR from 1 to 7 April, 2013. The Asian-Pacific Broadcaster Union (ABU) provided auditors, highly qualified technical specialists from RTR (Russia), Sergey Efimov and Alexey Rybakov. It was a major task bearing in mind the major transition taking place in the industry, the migration from traditional analogue TV to Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting (DTB). The ...

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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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Study visit to Estonia and Lithuania Management KPBC

Internews organized study tours to Estonia (Tallinn) , and Lithuania (Vilnius) from 3 to 10 February 2013 as part of the project designed to reform the Kyrgyz Public Broadcasting Corporation (KPBC). The goal was to familiarize the KPBC management with the work of public broadcaster in foreign countries. The countries were selected on the basis of similarity of baseline data ...

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Foreign consultant on the role of social media in a democracy

An expert on public broadcasting Boris Bergant (Slovenia) will be arriving in Bishkek on 17 December 2012 in Bishkek. Foreign consultant will meet with Kyrgyzstani Parliament, the Government, President’s Administration as well as the leadership of PTRC. Also, the expert will be visiting a number of universities on public lectures and public media. Foreign consultant on the role of social ...

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PTRC meeting with the residents of the regions

The leadership and management Public Broadcasting TV and Radio Corporation (PTRC) met with the public in Naryn and Karakol on 1-2 November. The meetings were attended by the representatives of local government, NGO’s, students and local residents. The aim of the event was to discuss with the viewers and listeners of PTRC the nature and content of the reform on ...

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Morland Graham : “Today PTRC is not something I have seen a half years ago”

A consultant from Britain in the field of television and radio programming Morland Graham conducted focus groups in Bishkek and Osh for 3 weeks. According to Graham Morland, the purpose of having focus groups was an attempt to find answers to the questions: what programs PTRC’s audience prefers to watch, what they like/ dislike in the public channel, and what ...

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The expert from Lithuania on the reform of the public service broadcaster

Foreign experts on public broadcasting Dainius Radzevičius (Lithuania), Christian Schneider (Germany) and Angela Sirbu (Moldova ) held 3 days seminar for members of the Advisory Board and Kyrgyz Public Broadcasting Corporation (KPBC) management. The seminar was designed to discuss the formation of public broadcasting, the role of Advisory Board, the problems and prospects of public TV. The experts shared their ...

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