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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.
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Posted on: 22 Dec 2014

MDF filed an administrative complaint vs. MIA

On October 22 Media Development Foundation (MDF) filed an administrative complaint against the Ministry of Internal Affairs at Tbilisi City Court.

On September 23 Media Development Foundation requested the public information and related documentations from the Ministry about budgetary funds spend on dissemination of information by media outlets in 2013-2014. After repeated request made  in an electronic form, MDF appealed to the Minister with an  administrative complaint.

On December 8, after having  failed to meet the terms established by the law, the Media Development Foundation received a partial response from the Ministry, in addition the ministry did not ensure consideration of the administrative complaint. Due to the above mentioned circumstances organization plans to obtain the public information through the court.

Georgian Democratic Initiative provides legal assistance to the Media Development Foundation.

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