On 2 May a conference entitled The European Media Standards: Ethics
and Responsibility was opened.
The conference was organised by the Georgian Charter of
Journalistic Ethics, with assistance and funding from the
Delegation of the European Union to Georgia.
H.E. Carl Hartzell, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia,
Representatives of the diplomatic corps, the Georgian and European
media experts, executive and legislative as well as regulatory and
self-regulation bodies took part in the conference.
The Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics released the media
monitoring report of 2018 presidential election coverage. The
charter observed news program and talk shows on 8 TV
Besides Charter, media monitoring is carried out by the two
Georgian civil society organizations – G, Internews – Georgia and
Civic Development Institute (CDI). Print, radio and online
media are under their observation. The 2018 election media
monitoring was kicked off on 18 June and will continue till the
immediate aftermath of the elections, covering thirty-seven TV,
radio, print and online national media outlets. Its interim reports
refer to the period of 18 June – 15 October and capture all major
trends in election coverage. The final reports will be released in
Election media monitoring is rolling on. Some major trends of
election coverage this year were discussed on 10 September at a
working meeting with journalists and producers.
Election media monitoring is supported by the European Union in
Georgia and UNDP Georgia and carried out by the Georgian civil
The European Union (EU) and UNDP continue supporting free, diverse
and professional media in Georgia through monitoring media
performance at a time of elections. A new round of this research
will examine some major trends in election coverage during the 2018
Ninth general meeting of The Georgian Charter of Journalistic
ethics was held on December 23. On the meeting 3 new members of
Charter's board were chosen. Because of the expiration of the term,
Maia Metskhvarishvili, Jaba Ananidze and Tazo Kupreishvili left the
council. Instead, the following members were chosen: Editor of
Liberali Lika Zakashvili (Tbilisi quota), Editor of Information
Center Network – Gela Mtivlishvili and the editor of Adjara TV –
Maia Merkviladze (Regional quota). Council members chose Giorgi
Mgeladze as the head of the board again.
At the same meeting, the executive director, head of the council
and revision commission presented Annual reports. Besides, Charter
members discussed existing challenges and positive trends in the
October 19 - The Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics presented
first findings of the media monitoring of the 2017 Local
Self-Government Elections in Georgia.
The Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics is implementing the
monitoring of TV news programs for coverage of the 2017 Local
Government Elections within the framework of the project Study and
Research on Election Media Coverage for 2017 Local Government
Elections in Georgia supported by the European Union (EU) and the
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The Charter of Journalistic Ethics sums up the results of its media
Tbilisi, 26 December 2017. Majority of media reports on children is
superficial; in-depth reports on children constitute only one per
cent of all the media product related to children – states the
report on media monitoring conducted from April to December 2017 by
the Charter of Journalistic Ethics, with UNICEF support.
general meeting of the Georgian Charter of
Journalistic Ethics was held December 24, 2016 at Tbilisi Marriott
On 16-17 June 2016, the Council of Europe (CoE) in partnership with
the Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics hold the Annual Meeting
of Regional Network of Self-regulatory Bodies.