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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.


Posted on: 01 Jun 2012

Educational/Entertainment Talk Shows and Media Standard

Media Development Foundation publishes new monitoring results. The subjects of the study of the present research were entertainment, social and educational (non-politic) talk shows of the three national channels – Rustavi 2, Public Broadcasting Television and Imedi.

The further TV programs have been discussed by the research: 100 Degrees Celsius (TV Imedi). Nanukas Show (TV Imedi), Profile (TV Rustavi 2), Auditoria (Chanel 1), Life is wonderful (Chanel 1).

The research reviews 2 releases of each program. In accordance – 10 programs in total. The dates of programs airing – from April 15, 2012 to May 10, 2012.

The research emphasis the existing violations in above mentioned programs and tries to reveal the level of incompatibility to the Code of Conduct for Broadcasting. The author of the survey is media expert – Ninia Kakabadze.

The report is prepared within the frames of the project – "Media Monitoring for Professional Media”. (Supported by Open Society – Georgia Foundation, OSGF). We would like to remind you that from April 1, 2011 till today there are already published the results of media monitoring and researches on 17 themes – Advertising in TV Media, Coverage of Gender Issues, the Standards of Coverage of Social Surveys and Media, Homophobia in Media, Crime Coverage, Informational Policy of TV Media and etc. In the next few days there is planned to publish new researches (based on the material of March-April and May) on further themes: Children’s Theme in Media, Women’s Theme in Media, Coverage of Economic Issues, Coverage of Environmental protection Issues, Coverage of Conflicts in Media, etc. In total, an implementation and publication up to 36 short term (average of one month) media monitoring is planned within the frames of the project.

The detailed results of the monitoring are attached.

Educational/Entertainment Talk Shows and Media Standard