During the presentations of the media policy paper abroad, Vice-chairperson of the Board Vita Terauda visited Tbilisi, Georgia on April 22, 2015 to discuss the recommendations in the context of Georgian media environment.
Presentation and discussion:
11:00 – 11:10 Opening remarks – Tiko Tsomaia, Chair, BBSA Georgia, GIPA
11:10-11:30 Policy paper «Responding to Russia’s weaponization of information» – Vita Terauda, Vice Chair of the Baltic to Black Sea Alliance
11:30-11:50 Lativa’s experience of responding to Russian propaganda – Ainars Dimants, Media Researcher
11:50-12:30 Reflections, Questions and Answers
12:00-12:30 Coffee Break
12:30-13:30 Russian Propaganda: Possible scenarios and trends for Georgia.
Moderator Irakli Tabliashvili, BBSAG, Director, Georgian Review
13:30-13:35 Putin’s Information warfare -human phychosphere – Jana Javakhishvili, Psychologist
13:35-13:40 Fake news stories and armies of news trolls : Russian, Georgian, global practices – Nino Japiashvili, BBSAG, GIPA
13:40-13:45 Media Freedom Index: Threats for Georgia to lead Eastern partnership countries – Maka Jakhua, Director, Association of the Green Wave
13:45-13:50 Forms of Russian Propaganda in Georgian Media – Tamar Kintsurashvili, Director, Media Development Fund
13:50-14:00 Georgia’s response to aggressive information campaign – Nino Danelia, BBSAG, Ilia University