Tariel Nakaidze, the Deputy Chairman of the Georgian Muslims’ Union filed a complaint against the web portal mediacity.ge to the Charter of Journalistic Ethics on August 14. The applicant argues that media outlet violated Articles 1, 5, 7 and 11 of the Charter.
According to the complainant, an interview with Tariel Nakaidze published by Mediacity.geon August 2 is represents free interpretation of his comments by the journalist; the phrases are cut from the context and do not actually reflect his telephone interview and whole publication is misleading.
The complainant also underlines the risks, which can be provoked by the discriminatory coverage of religious issues in confrontational manner and focuses on the responsibility of journalists and the media in this process.
Media Development Foundation, MDF protects the interests of Tariel Nakaidze in the Charter of Journalistic Ethics.