Our mission is to promote freedom of expression, diversity and pluralism, build a media literate society, facilitate the development of a stronger civil society and support processes aimed at the democratization of the region and establishment of a dialogue, mutual understanding and peace.
Among other priorities our mission includes:
-developing and raising awareness about public journalism
-prompting active participation of the civil society
-promoting and developing a collaborative culture and involvement among civil society, mass media, and ICT sector.
Our vision is democratic Armenia which enjoys peace, welfare and active, well-educated and competitive civil society cooperating with mass media to become a real watchdog while state structures have transparent activities and accountability.
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Media Literacy Teaching Will Be Conducted with User-Friendly and Creative Manuals Guaranteed by the Ministry
Media literacy teaching in Armenian preschool educational institutions will henceforth be facilitated through entirely new manuals. These guides encompass theoretical foundations of media and media literacy, offering insights into the directions and pedagogical requirements for integrating media education into kindergarten teaching processes. Additionally, the manuals include practical components, such as specific lesson plans for mediaDecember 28, 2023
“Hack2Check: Media and Information Literacy Hackathon” preparations officially kicked off! The goal of the hackathon is to improve media, digital, and information literacy and combat computational propaganda, as well as encourage teams in Information Communication Technologies (TCT) to design and develop solutions aimed at solving important challenges in Armenian society in the context of mediaDecember 12, 2023
More than 150 children of five kindergartens in Armenia learned the basics of media literacy through fairy tale and performances. Recognizing the significance of nurturing media literacy from a young age and building upon the achievements of “Chicken Clicking,” the Public Journalism Club (PJC) collaborated with the interactive theater “Heqiateren” to stage a theatrical adaptationOctober 30, 2023
www.osp.am: The Recently Established Fact-Checking Platform to Serve as a Valuable Support System for Journalists
The Public Journalism Club (PJC) has launched a new fact-checking website known as the Open Sources Platform. Osp.am innovative platform is designed to provide crucial support to investigative journalists, fact-checkers, and data journalism experts by simplifying their access to information from Armenian open sources. The platform was created within the framework of the “Media andSeptember 28, 2023
Urgent call for action by the UN Security Council to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh)
We appeal to the States – Members of the UN Security Council, as to the primary mandate holder for international peace and security and call for your urgent intervention in relation to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh caused by the total blockade of the Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan. The Lachin Corridor is the onlyAugust 4, 2023
24 July 2023 To: António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General Dear Mr. Guterres, The undersigned civil society organizations call for your intervention in relation to the human rights emergency in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) caused by the total blockade of the Lachin corridor – the only lifeline that connects the local Armenian people to the Republic of ArmeniaJuly 24, 2023
Appeal of Armenian journalistic organizations to colleagues attending the media forum organized by Azerbaijan
July 22, 2023 We, the undersigned organizations, have no questions to the leadership of Azerbaijan – the country, which holds one of the lowest places in international freedom of expression rankings but is hosting yet another pompous media forum on July 22-23. Similarly, we have no questions to Azerbaijan’s Media Development Agency, the event organizer,July 24, 2023