Audit Report: TV Audience Measuring Company TMI complies to International Standards
“The TV audience measuring company Tri Media Intelligence, which is the official representative of Kantar Media in Georgia, is a well-structured and qualified organisation that meets all internationally recognised standards” – TMI recieved a positive evaluation in every component by the international auditing consultancy firm 3M3A. The audit revealed that the results posted by TMI exceed the requirements in several parameters, meaning that the company outperforms its... more
Communications Commission issues seven broadcasters with records of administrative offences for...
The Communications Commission has issued the Georgian Public Broadcaster, Adjara TV and Radio of the Georgian Public Broadcaster, Teleimedi, TV Pirveli, Formula, Rustavi 2 and Studio Maestro with records of administrative offences for violating the rules of coverage of public opinion polls. Pre-election media monitoring showed that the aforementioned broadcasters violated the legislation by reporting on the public opinion poll published by the Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia... more
Communications Commission and the EU have trained more than 100 teachers in countering...
The Communications Commission, with the support of the EU, has already trained more than 100 teachers in countering disinformation since 3 August. Given the high participation it is estimated that more than 500 teachers will be trained across Georgia during the three-month project. Teachers of vocational and public schools in Kvemo Kartli, Imereti, Adjara, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti and Tbilisi have already received training. Tbilisi, Rustavi, Kutaisi, Khoni, Chiatura, Sachkhere, Vani, Gurni,... more
TV Advertising Revenues Grow by 74%, Radio Advertising Revenues by 90%
In the second quarter of 2021, total advertising revenues of television and radio broadcasters increased by 75% compared to the same period of previous year and amounted to GEL 23 million. TV advertising revenues amounted to GEL 21.3 million, with direct advertising and sponsorship accounting for GEL 19.3 million. Imedi collected more than any other broadcaster in advertising revenues – GEL 6.9 million, representing a GEL 1.5 million increase compared to the same period of previous... more
Communications Commission and the EU Train 18 Teachers in Tbilisi to Fight Disinformation
18 teachers in Tbilisi received training as part of the joint project of the EU and the Communications Commissiontitled “The Challenge of Disinformation: Developing Critical Thinking in Schools.” Teachers of vocational and public schools were trained on topics such as critical thinking, various methods of identifying false information and methods of validating information. Teachers were trained with the help of a creative and interactive module developed by guest experts... more