Media-K project

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 July 2020, the project was extended for two years until September 30, 2022.

Since October 2017 the project has been implementing in partnership with FHI360 and supported by assistance from the US 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 seeks to enhance the professionalism and independence of media in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Internews in Kyrgyzstan:

  • provides institutional support to selected key partners on a competitive basis, encouraging the production of their own products, the placement of more attractive multimedia content to increase advertising revenues. Consulting on business practices and the audience research use contributes to partner’s sustainability on the media market.
  • awards grants to produce high-quality digital content and innovative formats creation that respond to audience demands and increase access to diverse and balanced information
  • award annual scholarships on data journalism;
  • in partnership with the private sector to introduce a people-meter audience measurement system — people meter
  • host the annual «Media Toptoo» Industrial forum to bring together professionals from the independent media outlets and Internet-based information agencies.
  • Internews host the annual Media Award  STREMLENIE – Aspiration, a prize for significant professional achievements among national media journalists.

 

Media-K project announce a new five-year media support program in Kyrgyzstan

Internews in Kyrgyzstan presented the third five-year phase of the Media-K industrial project funded by USAID in Kyrgyzstan.   — Over the next five years, USAID will support independent...

Learn More
Date: 18 ноября 2022

Медиакритика. Героини подкаста #Медиакыздар собрались для обмена мнениями в офисе Интерньюс

<img class=" wp-image-28557 alignright" src="https://internews.kg/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Snimok-ekrana-2022-08-26-v-14.00.06.png" alt="" width="476" height="305" data-mce-src="https://internews.kg/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Snimok-ekrana-2022-08-26-v-14.00.06.png" /><strong>Подкаст #Медиакыздар – один из продуктов, реализованных участниками проекта Интерньюс в КР по развитию жанра медиакритики. </strong><br />В апреле-мае 2022...

Learn More
Date: 26 августа 2022

Подкаст «Медиакыздар» — Эльвира Султанмурат кызы

<img class=" wp-image-28114 alignright" src="https://internews.kg/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/MicrosoftTeams-image-18.jpg" alt="" width="278" height="278" data-mce-src="https://internews.kg/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/MicrosoftTeams-image-18.jpg" /><strong>«Медиакыздар» - это подкаст о женщинах, которые работают в медиасфере. Это беседы о работе, мечтах, и о том, как они...

Learn More
Date: 13 июля 2022

Databases and a guide for finding datasets have been created to help journalists In Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

A new study commissioned by Internews maps out the open data infrastructure in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The mapping provides insight into the available open data resources on socio-economic issues...

Learn More
Date: 30 июня 2022

Register for DataFest Online 2022: Data & Technologies in Wartime

      What is DataFest Online? DataFest Online is a special digital edition of DataFest Tbilisi - an annual international conference about data, technology, and communications, bringing together...

Learn More
Date: 28 апреля 2022

Terms of reference: Open data mapping in Kyrgyzstan

  Together with ACTED, an international non-governmental organization, and other partners, Internews is implementing the Data-driven journalism component within the Effective Governance for Economic Development (EGED) program, pillar 2:...

Learn More
Date: 2 декабря 2021

Media literacy through akyn-improvisers. Internews launches a new project to support akyn-storytellers

    In 2022, the Media-K project launches an educational content program to support akyn- improvisers (improvising poets, singers). It aims to teach them new media for a wide...

Learn More
Date: 15 ноября 2021

Data 4.0. The prices in Kyrgyzstan and how they affect poverty

Internews Data Journalism Fellows program - 2021 released publications using data from the National Statistical Institute and the World Bank, which provide an analysis of the Basic Food Price...

Learn More
Date: 25 марта 2021

Hate speech in the Election Discourse of Kyrgyzstan. Issue 3

This issue №3 is the result of ongoing multilingual media monitoring and analysis of online content in selected online publications and social networks regarding hate speech (hatred) in the...

Learn More
Date: 27 октября 2020

264 km for medicine: how they die of cancer in the villages of Kyrgyzstan. Data - Article

Journalists in the data department of the online publication “Cactus Media”, using an example of a story, showed that the relatives of oncology patients living in villages need to...

Learn More
Date: 8 июля 2020