Media about FOICA
On April 13, the Freedom of Information Center reported that it had applied to the RA Administrative Court with a suit versus the RA National Assembly
28.09.2012 - Rusty Lock did not find its 'owner'
The 10th annual "Golden Key and Rusty Lock" award ceremony initiated by the Freedom of Information Center took place on September 28- the International Right to Know Day.
28.09.2012 - Armenian MFA got “Golden key” award
As the press and information department of the Armenian MFA informs Armenian MFA has got the special “Golder key” for Armenian involvement in “Open Government Partnership”.
"Freedom of press: the right to know" is the theme of the exhibition that opened in Yerevan today to mark World Press Freedom Day.
2012 will really be a challenging year for mass media outlets. Unfortunately, in today’s media sphere there is a special treatment for certain politicians and institutions – both negative and positive. In my opinion these attitudes will be more deeply felt especially in the pre-election period. The freedom of speech will more often be violated, and particularly the number of court cases against the press will increase. Self-censorship will increase even more among media outlets.
Many officials in Armenia still remain reluctant to work openly and transparently when it comes to providing public information to media, according to data of a recent monitoring conducted by a local media watchdog.