Call for Applications

Internews is currently seeking researchers to take part in an Information Ecosystem Assessment (IEA) of the Republic of Georgia. The IEA methodology is applied for understanding information ecosystems around the world. designed to capture not only the “supply side” of information in a specific context, but also the “demand side,” which takes into account the human factor in information consumption (see the IEA Methodology summary, attached, for details). This project will consist of various components. Research under the project will include an analysis of existing literature on the country’s traditional media landscape and an innovative study of Georgia’s social media landscape, including the behavior of traditional media on social media and major social media players (influencers, groups, etc). The project will also involve the collection and analysis of survey data and qualitative research in the form of interviews and focus groups with media consumers.  Continue reading

Minority-language Media to Produce In-depth Public Affairs Reporting Ahead of the 2020 Parliamentary Elections in Georgia

            

August 19, 2020

Internews, in partnership with Internews Georgia and USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance, will support six media outlets  –  Radio Nor, Radio Marneuli, Radio Way, JNews.ge, TOK TV and 9th Channel  – to produce and distribute news packages about major issues facing minority audiences ahead of the 2020 elections. This includes programs and solutions proposed by political parties competing in the elections.

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Micro-Grant Contest Results 2020

    

Micro-Grant Contest Results 2020

“Access to Information and Audience Understanding” (AI / AU) Project

March 27, 2020

Internews Georgia has selected four media outlets – Fund Indigo (Tbilisi),  Ambrolauri Adult Education Centre (Ambrolauri), TV Gurjaani (Gurjaani) and TV Borjomi (Borjomi) as 2020 partners in “Access to Information and Audience Understanding ” (AI / AU) Project. The partners were selected in merit-based competition. Next year Internews Georgia will hold a competition again to select four new partners. Continue reading

Micro-Grants for Media Outlets

Contest for award of micro grants to local media outlets in Georgia

within Access to Information and Audience Understanding Project (AI/AU)

 20 January, 2020

  1. General Information

Internews Georgia is implementing a four-year Access to Information and Audience Understanding Project. The project aims to increase citizen access to information about issues of importance in public affairs, strengthen the sustainability of targeted media outlets, and better link local media and the communities they serve. This will be achieved through series of activities aimed at enhancing select media’s understanding of audience needs, better tailoring their content to audience needs, and solidifying media’s financial sustainability. Continue reading

Internews Georgia’s New Media Partners for 2019

Four media outlets selected as partners of

Access to Information and Audience Understanding Project (AI/AU)

Internews Georgia has selected four media outlets – TV Pirveli (Tbilisi), Association Kartlis Khma (qartli.ge – Gori), TV 9th Channel (Akhaltsikhe), TV 25 (Batumi) as 2019 partners in “Access to Information and Audience Understanding ” (AI / AU) Project. The partners were selected in merit-based competition. Next year Internews Georgia will hold a competition again to select four new partners. Continue reading

Information Meeting at Internews Georgia

Internews Georgia will hold information meeting for media organizations and freelance journalists to present the grants competition, announced for selection of producers of the cross-border multimedia stories “Neighbors”. The winner media organizations and freelancers will receive grants up to 7000 USD, for production of cross-border content on common issues affecting 12 countries involved in the project.
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