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Independent media informs and engages citizens through the free flow of information that advances democratic and economic development. A professional media sector builds more transparent and effective governance, promotes fair and open economies, and generates responsible discussion about social and political issues.

IREX works with local partners to advance the professionalism and long-term economic sustainability of newspapers, radio, television, and Internet media. Specialized programs and small grants build skills for balanced, investigative reporting, better media management, and advocacy for press freedoms.

Program areas include:

  • Journalism Training and Education
  • Media Strategy and Management
  • Business Development and Advertising
  • News and Public Affairs Production
  • Media Law Reform and Advocacy
  • Technology and Infrastructure Development

IREX currently administers following media programs in Georgia: