BBG Governors Hold News Conference with Georgian Media

BBG Governors Victor Ashe and Dennis Mulhaupt held a news conference with local media during their visit today to the Georgian capitol of Tbilisi. Ashe and Mulhaupt, who also serves as chair of RFE’s corporate board, were joined at the press conference by RFE President Jeffrey Gedmin and RFE Tbilisi Bureau chief Marina Vashakmadze.

The state of media freedom in Georgia, the role played by free media in post-Soviet countries and future plans for RFE Georgian broadcasting were among the topics addressed during the event, which was held at RFE’s Tbilisi Bureau. All of Georgia’s television stations and many radio and print media outlets sent reporters to the briefing, according to RFE Georgian Service Director David Kakabadze.