European Group to Monitor Election Coverage

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The Media and Democracy Program of the European Institute for the Media will be conducting a monitoring mission of the media coverage of the Armenian parliamentary elections starting May 1.

The monitoring will be conducted in cooperation with the EIM country representative in Armenia–Karen Martirossian–a team of media analysts headed by Mark Grigorian and Dr. Ase Grodeland (University of Glasgow)–who will act as the international monitor.

The funding for the mission was provided by OSCE.

The preliminary report on findings of the monitoring team will be released in a press conference in Yerevan on May 31 1999.


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