International Media Coverage of Armenia from 1979 – 2014 (Infograph)

World's Media Covered Armenia the Most Between 1987–1994 (Infograph)
World’s Media Covered Armenia the Most Between 1987–1994 (Infograph)

Media.am, a website covering various issues related to the Armenian media, has published this excellent inforgraphic, which is drawn from the research carried out by the The Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC). The research has tried to summarize the amount and frequency of mentions of South Caucasus states in international media reports using data from the Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT). Continue reading “International Media Coverage of Armenia from 1979 – 2014 (Infograph)”

Online News Consumption Reaches TV Levels in Armenia

Armenia -- Visits to top 10 Armenian News Websites on an average day, Yerevan, 25Sep2012 | via Circle.am
Armenia — Visits to top 10 Armenian News Websites on an average day, Yerevan, 25Sep2012 | via Circle.am

Comparing data from Armenian website rating engine Circle.am and newly released information from “AGB Nielsen Media Research” indicates, that online news readership is catching up with TV news audiences in Armenia. Continue reading “Online News Consumption Reaches TV Levels in Armenia”

Robert A. Bradtke replaces Mathew Bryza as US co-chairman at OSCE Minsk Group

Next OSCE Minsk Group US Co-Chairman Robert A. Bradtke, Photo via RFE/RL
Next OSCE Minsk Group US Co-Chairman Robert A. Bradtke, Photo via RFE/RL

Everyone’s ‘favorite’ OSCE Minsk Group co-chairman Mathew Bryza will probably stop revealing to the media details of Karabakh regulation process, only to come out the next day to say he was misquoted and misunderstood again. Robert A. Bradtke will replace Bryza on that post. The official State Department Statement says:
Continue reading “Robert A. Bradtke replaces Mathew Bryza as US co-chairman at OSCE Minsk Group”

Funny: Iranian governor "provides" uranium to Armenian governor

Iranian Tehran Times daily published a strange story on Sunday about an Iranian governor telling an Armenian governor about Iran’s readiness to supply nuclear fuel to Armenia. As a colleague rightfully noted today, they could as well publish a story about an Iranian village mayor promising to sell long-range missiles to an Armenian village mayor. I mean – these things just don’t happen on the village mayor, governor or even prime-minister levels.
Strangely, the story was picked up by a range of Armenian and Azerbaijani media, ‘experts’ started commenting on what this meant, and so on and so forth… (examples: 1, 2, 3, 4). Is there something I don’t understand? Is this story really actually IMPORTANT? Continue reading “Funny: Iranian governor "provides" uranium to Armenian governor”

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