Publications / Media Insight Central Asia Newsletter



MICA Nr. 29 / October 2002
Archive 2002 | 2001 | 2000
issue Nr. 28

Editorial

SITUATION IN CENTRAL ASIAN MEDIA MARKETS
The formation of Central Asian media markets is taking place amid economic meltdown – a factor that accounts for the absence of serious business rivalry as far as attracting new audiences is concerned, thus adversely affecting local mass media standards.
Elmira Toktogulova, CIMERA, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Download

Focus: Situation of the Media Market in Central Asia:

MEDIA MARKET IN UZBEKISTAN: NO ROOM FOR COMPETITION
ompetition in the media market of Uzbekistan is still in its infancy. The low income of journalists is a factor in both the media’s inadequate quality and low circulations. Music radio stations and media digests are in a relatively better position.
Elparid Khojayev, reporter, Uzbekistan
Download

MEDIA MARKET IN TAJIKISTAN TODAY
The media market of Tajikistan, represented mainly by print mass media, is still in its infancy. Although the media continues to grow in number, the low purchasing capacity of the population at large hampers the development of newspapers being a serious deterrent for their circulations.
Gulchekhra Mansurova, reporter, Tajikistan
Download

IS THERE COMPETITION IN THE KYRGYZ MEDIA?
AEvery year sees new media enter the already saturated media market in Kyrgyzstan. Although some experts point to formidable competition on Kyrgyzstan’s media market there is also a different point of view.
Yelena Buldakova, reporter, Kyrgyzstan
Download

Current events

POITAKHT-INFORM RADIO MAKES DEBUT IN UZBEKISTAN
Poitakht-Inform is the only FM radio in Uzbekistan to have given up the idea of using live game shows in favor of innovative news presentation technologies allowing not only to hear but also to ‘see’ an event.
Rustam Sadykov, reporter, Uzbekistan
Download
© Cimera 2002