The goal of the Media Program is to foster independent, unbiased and pluralistic media in Armenia by means of creating a progressive and favorable legal framework regulating the field, and harmonizing it with internationally-recognized principles and standards. This is achieved by supporting traditional and new media to produce alternative content, support to investigative journalism, efforts to ensure transparency of digital switch-over, independence of the regulator, and transparency of media ownership. The Media Program attaches great attention to initiatives designed to ensure freedom of expression and access to information.
The Media Program is focused on the following priority areas:
- Production of alternative content and public debate
- Transparency of digital switch-over
- Media advocacy and investigative journalism