The project “Cultivating Media Independence Initiative” known as Media-K, the three-year project (2017-2020) focuses on the development of independent media in Kyrgyzstan.
In partnership with FHI360, Internews will be implementing the media- assistance project that is supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project is focused on improving citizens’ access to diverse and balanced information that helps people make informed decisions and reflects the public interest. Media-K will seek to enhance the professionalism and independence of media in the Kyrgyz Republic.
In order to fulfill the project objectives, Internews is doing:
Stimulate the market for domestic production and increase hosting of more engaging multimedia content to enhance advertising revenues. Increase the revenues of key media partners through strengthened business practices, including use of audience research
Award grants to produce high quality digital content and innovative formats that respond to audience demand and increase access to diverse and balanced information
Award fellowships on data journalism
Partner with private sector to introduce people-meter audience measurement system
Host the annual «Media Toptoo» Industrial Forum to bring together professionals from independent media outlets and internet-based information agencies.
Internews host STREMLENIE Media Award, a prize for significant professional achievements among national media’s journalists.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS “Cultivating Media Independence Initiative Activity in the Kyrgyz Republic” (Media-K) Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic Deadline: December 25, 2017, 16:00 Open to: Journalists, data journalism...
“Cultivating Media Independence Initiative Activity in the Kyrgyz Republic” (Media-K) Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic Deadline: December 25, 2017, 12:00 pm Open to: Research companies with content analysis experience...
On Monday, November 27, Elina Karakulova Director of representative office of Internews in Kyrgyzstan, participated in the meeting on development and implementation of the "Open data" policy and accession to ...
The Representative Office of Internews in Kyrgyzstan announces the launch of the new three-year project «Cultivating Media Independence Initiative» (Media-K), focused on development of independent media in Kyrgyzstan. The...
The Representative Office of Internews in Kyrgyzstan invites you to the launch of an exciting new project, “Cultivating Media Independence Initiative” on November 10, 2017, at 17:30. Known as...
Center of family rehabilitation “Alternative” under protecting rights organization “Bir duino – Kyrgyzstan” organized one week rehabilitation program on Issyk-Kul for 25 children having problems with law and family....