Media and Communication Educational and Research Center

Authors: Mariam Gersamia, Maia Toradze

Media and Communication Educational and Research Center

Study conducted by Media and Communication Educational and Research Center (MCERC) determined features which best corresponded with the 2021 elections media environment in Georgia.

Research highlights threats and challenges that employees in the media sphere faced during the pre-& post-election period and attempts to answers the question of how much political polarisation and crises affect the media. Research contains recommendations on creating a safe and supportive media environment. The study was conducted with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation’s South Caucasus Office and the Federal Republic of Germany’s Federal Foreign Office.