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
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.
Internews Georgia, in partnership with Internews and USAID Washington Center of Excellence of Democracy, Human Rights and Governance, is launching a project “Supporting minority language media to expand civic space ahead of the 2020 Parliamentary elections.”
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
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
- 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
Indigo magazine, web outlet “Mtisambebi.ge”, web outlet “Sova.news”, studio “Clickmedia”, and a group of multimedia journalists (Salome Gvelesiani, Teona Chakvetadze, Eka Kharbedia, Ana Makharadze) will take part in an international news exchange supported by “Strengthening Independent Media in Europe and Eurasia” project. Continue reading
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
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.
Internews Georgia in partnership with Internews is launching a competition to select producers of “Neighbors” cross-border news packages as part of “Strengthening Independent Media in Europe and Eurasia” project. “Neighbors” news exchange initiative will connect journalists from participating countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia and Georgia.
Intrenews Georgia in partnership with Internews is implementing regional project “Strengthening Independent Media in Europe and Eurasia” which supports cross-border content production, including a regional multimedia package titled “Neighbors.” “Neighbors” provides audiences new opportunities to see how their neighbors are dealing with similar challenges.