journalist ethics charter

A historic first: A Georgian newspaper fined for libel

By | August 6th, 2012|Categories: Media, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The popular newspaper Alia, which has been published in Georgia since 1995, has been fined about USD 30 000 for libel against a well-known actor. The newspaper printed an article which accused actor Otar Koberidze, a favorite of President Mikheil […]

Ethics charter remains unchanged

By | December 19th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - For the second year in a row, the organization behind a Georgian journalistic ethics charter was unable to pass a revised charter because too few members showed up. At its third annual session on Saturday, held in Tbilisi Courtyard Marriot, three new members were accepted and the chairman was reelected. The changes which [...]