The Media Initiatives Center (MIC, formerly Internews Armenia) celebrated their 20th anniversary as an independent organization with a beautiful and very well-attended party in Yerevan on FebruaryRead more
Every year there are more than 40,000 traffic accidents in Armenia, a disproportionately high number for such a small country.
Media coverage of the 1988 Spitak earthquake that killed more than 25,000 people in northern Armenia and left more than half a million homeless is the subject of the first exhibition of the Mobile Media Museum (Lratun, or “NewsHouse” in Armenian), which opened at th
The media literacy curriculum created by Internews’ local Armenian partner, the Media Initiatives Center (MIC), was officially approved by the Armenian Ministry of Education for use in public schools across the country beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.
In Armenia, Internews has been supporting a variety of public art projects focused on drawing public attention to social and political issues.
Public art with a social agenda is something fairly new in Armenia. Young artist and activist Lea Mkhitaryan recently founded the Eiva Arts Foundation to promote development of social consciousness through art.
Over 1,000 people converged on the American University of Armenia from June 9-10, 2012 for the 4th Annual BarCamp Yerevan.
Live Webcasting of Community Council Meetings Encourages Citizen Participation in Local Governance in Armenia’s Lori Region
While most Armenians rely on television as their main source of news, a 2011 survey revealed that over 40% of them say they do not trust these TV channels to report unbiased information.
The picturesque area surrounding the Chichkhan River in northern Armenia is home to numerous endangered animal and plant species and some of Armenia’s last remaining forests.
Support for Citizen Journalism and Live Webcasting Draws Users to Independent Online News in Armenia
Internet penetration in Armenia has soared in recent years, climbing from just 6% to an estimated 47% in 2010 alone.