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Armenia: Media Concerns

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Digital Activism, Elections, Freedom of Speech, Politics, Technology

As the presidential election due to be held early next year draws closer, the Armenian Election Monitor examines press reports [1] that not only are media associations and journalists raising concerns about limited access to the broadcast media, but also that one regional TV station already alleges attempts at censorship [2]. The Armenian Observer therefore wonders whether the opposition in Armenia is increasingly looking to the Internet [3] as a medium for getting its message out.