IWPR Kyrgyzstan: The new law “About Media” — whether in advantage?
Deputies want to limit financing of media from abroad. On the discussion was submitted the draft of the new law “About Media” in which it is stated that the share of financing media at the expense of foreigners shall not exceed 20%.
This audio programme went out in Russian and Kyrgyz on national radio stations in Kyrgyzstan. It was produced under two IWPR projects, Investigative Journalism to Promote Democratic Reform, funded by the European Union; and Strengthening Capacities, Bridging Divides in Central Asia, funded by the Foreign Ministry of Norway. The contents of this article are the sole responsibility of IWPR and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the EU or the Norwegian government.