PIK crisis October 2012

Georgian ‘propaganda’ TV in South Ossetia was run illegally

By | March 15th, 2014|Categories: Media, News|Tags: , |

Alania TV later turned into PIK TV. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A parliamentary commission in Georgia has exposed how one television station was operating for years without a license during Saakashvili. The channel, Alania, was found to have close links to the government while Saakashvili was in power and though […]

PIK’s fate still uncertain

By | October 26th, 2012|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — It is still unknown what will happen to a Russian language TV channel based in Georgia. PIK TV is one of the channels run by the Georgian Public Broadcaster. Since October 12, PIK has been had reduced programming, broadcasting old material […]

PIK journalists out of a job

By | October 20th, 2012|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgia’s Public Broadcaster has abolished its contract with the Russian language TV station PIK, which has been off the air since October 19. PIK, or First Informational Caucasian, was a channel belonging to Georgia’s Public Broadcaster. It […]

PIK journalists protest with silent news

By | October 16th, 2012|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Journalists of TV channel PIK Monday evening expressed protest in an unusual way: When viewers tuned in to their news program at 22:20, they could watch the journalists live – in complete silence. PIK, or First News Caucasian, belongs to Georgian […]