March 24, Monitoring Results of Media Activity Restrictions in an Emergency Situation

Օn March 24, “Media Advocate” Initiative monitored the work of the Commandant’s office with the media in emergency situation.

According to press reports, Press Stands will be closed from March 25. Representatives of the print media consider this as an attempt to silence the print media.

On March 24, Prime Minister’s spokesperson Mane Gevorgyan stated that discussions were being held in the government over restrictions on the media. “I will say the following, it is still being discussed, today or tomorrow we will have the final decision and it will be announced,” Mane Gevorgyan noted.

On March 24, “Media Advocate” Initiative collected the articles on the coronavirus that appeared in the media. As a result of today’s monitoring, the featured articles were reviewed and no removed publications were found.