Status:Closed Thematic area:Independent and social media platforms Country:Moldova Year approved:2015
Media start-up in Gagauzia – in time for elections
- Name of organisation / initiative supported: Gagauz Media
- Start date: 1 March 2015
- End date: 29 February 2016
The Comrat-based news portal GagauzMedia.md is providing independent news on the upcoming March governor and June 2015 local elections.
This is the only media outlet which offers Gagauz communities balanced information on the candidates in local elections, their political programmes and the European integration. EED support has enabled them to reinforce the team of eight local media experts at short notice. Owned by the private entity Studio Triumph, GagauzMedia.md also reports on the problems faced by Gagauz communities.