The Media Center is a platform designed to bridge the civil society and media in Armenia.
The Media Center is committed to ensuring civil society’s active and constant participation in discussions and debates over important political and social issues, developing a culture of debate, creating a platform that would unite media representatives, NGOs, civil society, state and international institutions, helping to shape and promote a culture of cooperation.
The project is implemented by the Public Journalism Club and supported by the Open Society Foundations – Armenia and the Embassy of Great Britain.
What We Do
Media Center is a platform where our highly competent staff is holding discussions, debates, meetings and press conferences.
The Center holds weekly debates-discussions and press conferences rapidly responding to all of the ongoing events, current developments in our country and the region, cover most urgent issues and voice common public concerns.
Media Center grants an opportunity to reporters to hold individual interviews with experts, political and public figures, human rights activists, intellectuals, NGO representatives and diplomats.
The Media Center-organized events receive broad mass media coverage in Armenia, and are live-streamed on the Media Center website and MC YouTube channel.
You, too, can make best use of the opportunities Media Center provides and initiate press events, discussions, debates or interviews with individual reporters at our premises.
Our staff is on standby to assist you with all the organizational issues.
To suggest an event you have to fill and submit an application. We will come back to you within three working days after receiving it.
The content and format of the suggested event has to be in accord with the Media Center’s mission and goals.
The project budget:
2020 – 92.200 USD։
2021 – 63.290 USD։
For more information please visit media-center.am.
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