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Pursuant to Article 14 of the Law of Georgia on Broadcasting and the Code of Conduct of Broadcasters adopted by the Georgian National Communication Commission (GNCC) in 2009, broadcasters are obliged to establish an efficient complains mechanism for considering customers’ complaints.

If  a broadcaster breaches the Code of Conduct, apply to us through filling out a provided questionnaire and the Media Development Foundation, MDF will present your complaint in a broadcaster's self-regulation body.

About us


The Media Development Foundation, the MDF, is a non-governmental organization aiming to support open and inclusive society; facilitate full integration of minorities; promote gender equality, diversity and pluralism; protect human rights, freedom of speech and expression; ensure free media environment; contribute to professional and institutional development of media; facilitate the establishment of media accountability and self-regulation mechanisms; promote media literacy, active citizenship and youth activism.

About organization

The Media Development Foundation,the MDF, was established in April 2008 by a group of professional journalists.

The MDFis set to protect freedom of speech and expression; advocate forhuman rights; promote ethical journalism and media accountability systems, media literacy,diverse and inclusive society, gender equality; encourage youth initiatives and civil activism.

The Media Development Foundation conducts research and educational activities;is involved in advocacy; organizes trainings, meetings, public discussions, creative competitions; publishes educational and professional literature; produces media products and holds educational campaigns; mobilizes youthfor their involvement in civil and educational activities.

MDF was named as Supporter of Tolerance for 2014 by Religious Council of the Public Defender Office.

From 2016, MDF started cooperation with the EU’s East StratCom Task force. MDF’s fact-checking portal Myth Detector is a partner of Atlantic Council’s online portal DisinfoPortal. In 2019 MDF signed affiliation and licensing agreement with the US Agency for Global Media.

Board members

 Tamar Kintsurashvili,  Executive Director


 Tamar Khorbaladze, Chair of the Board


Ketevan Mskhiladze, Board Member Director, Gender Program


 Tamar Shamili, Board Member


 Giga Zedania, Board Member, Ilia State University


 Beka Mindiashvili, Board Member, Tolerance Center of the Public Defender's Office


 Levan Giorgadze, Board Member


Our team

Tamar Kintsurashvili, Executive Director

Tamar Khorbaladze, Chairperson of the Board

Sopo Gelava, Media Literacy Program Director

Giorgi Aptsiauri, Financial Director

Mariam Pataridze, Lawyer

Nana Rapava, Legal Expert, Project Director

Khatia Lomidze, Media Researcher

Tamar Gagniashvili, Media Researcher

Tinatin Gogoladze, Media Monitoring Group Director

Tamar Tabatadze, Communication Coordinator

Zviad Mzhavanadze, Regional Coordinator

Mariam Tsutskiridze, Media Researcher

Sopo Gogadze, Media Researcher

Nutsa Zhghenti,Coordinator

Besik Danelia, Designer