Monitoring the Implementation of the Code of Conduct by Political Parties in Georgia

This Document has been produced with the financial assistance of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of the GIP and can under no circumstance be regarded as reflecting the position of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affai...
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Media coverage of the ultranationalist groups in Georgia: Mapping the structure of the discourse

Working Paper, April 2021 / #15 This paper analyzes the patterns of media coverage of Georgian ultranationalist groups and their discourse as covered by the three Georgian mainstream TV channels: Rustavi2, Imedi TV, and the 1st Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster. It examines whether and how ...
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Online movie-discussion: The line between unbiased media coverage and the encouragement of radical right-wing narratives

On January 25, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) organized the second online movie-discussion based on the 3 following documentary videos: “Right-wing populists and the EU” by Deutsche Welle (DW)  “Georgia’s Rave Revolution” by BBC  and the media report by Radio Liberty titled...
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Online discussion: Far-Right Groups in Media

On 30th of September GIP organized a fourth online public discussion “Far-Right Groups in Media”, under the framework of the public discussion series “Analysing Illiberal Tendencies in Georgia”. The discussion series, which is financially supported by the Open Society Georgian Foundation (OS...
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The Far Right Honeytrap: Georgian Media and the Mediagenic Far Right

Tamta Gelashvili The recent wave of far-right mobilization across the globe, including Georgia, naturally attracts wide media attention. Although the interrelation of the media and the far right, especially in the Georgian context, remains under-researched, evidence from other countries shows the po...
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#ReportEU – “Hazard for Population from Concrete Factory on Shanidze 1st Alley in Batumi – Years-long Story of Harming People and the Environment”

By Nazibrola Rekhviashvili Originally posted at FactCheck Prepared in the framework of the project – #ReportEU A concrete factory on Batumi’s Shanidze 1st Alley has been operating for several years. There are 180 families living nearby and multi-storeyed residential blocks within a few metre...
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Reporting on EU-Related Issues by Local Media Outlets in Georgia: Effectiveness of Government-Media Cooperation #ReportEU

Levan Kakhishvili Informing the public about the European Union (EU) (its functions, goals, etc.) is a complex task. Given its scope, this task cannot be exclusive to government agencies. In its own efforts, the government of Georgia needs partners to disseminate information....
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Informing the Public About the EU: The Media Practitioners from Georgia, Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic Share Experiences #ReportEU

Ekaterine Basilaia, Filip Pazderski, Dr. Petra Kuchyňková, Jan Cingel This report was commissioned in view of the deepening political polarization, rising populism, growing Euroscepticism and anti-Western movements as well as concerns over fake news, disinformation and propaganda in the media in t...
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Upcoming | Project Closing Conference – “Communicating EU: the Role of Media in Georgia and the Visegrad Countries”

On July 4, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) is hosting a media conference – “Communicating EU: the role of media in Georgia and the Visegrad countries” #ReportEU – at the Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi. The conference brings together think tanks and researchers from Geor...
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GIP media workshop on “Storytelling and Analysis” for regional journalists

On May 16, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted a media workshop on “Storytelling and Analysis” for Georgian regional media journalists. This one day specially crafted training course by the BBC correspondent Rayhan Demytrie and Al-Jazeera English journalist and film-maker Robin ...
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