Mass Media and Disabilty

10641074_940440302650736_4129285349004506136_nThe project aims at changing the focus from sensational, cloying and misinformed disability coverage on mass media by improving its quality in Shirak region through organizing workshops for mass media workers, students, representatives from NGOs and youth with disabilities. Within the frames of the project guidebooks, posters and fliers are published and distributed among project beneficiaries to raise the capabilities of project beneficiaries when referring on people with disabilities on mass medi

The beneficiaries of the project are the representatives of non-governmental organizations, representatives of mass media agencies, journalists, students in Journalism Faculty in Gyumri Pedagogical University and cinematography faculty in Gyumri Branch of Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts,  film-makers and youth with disabilities in Shirak region.

Project goals10387698_945072382187528_553039838761227042_n

  • To change the focus from sensational, cloying and misinformed disability coverage on mass media by improving its quality in Shirak region
  • To raise public awareness on disability rights and challenges and help to end disability based discrimination in Shirak region.