Creating a free and secure media environment is inconceivable without the government to respect the principle of equality before the law. On the other hand, adherence to the above principle precludes a selective approach to the media and the possibility for placing critical media outlets or journalists in an unequal position.
According to assessments by various local and international organizations, a pluralistic media environment has been maintained in Georgia in recent years, but the field is still sharply polarized. The polarization of the media is unequivocally linked to the political polarization in the country, which in turn is a challenge typical for traditional liberal democracies.Read more
: UNLAWFUL INTERFERENCE WITH PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OF JOURNALISTS: Selective justice, 2021