According to IREX, Armenia is leading in the region by the media condition.
Armenia gained 2.01 points followed by Azerbaijan (1.89 points). Georgia ranked third with 1.88 points.
With such results Armenia is among countries with a system close to a stable condition but Azerbaijan and Georgia are among countries with a mixed, unstable condition.
IREX evaluates the condition of the media according to 5 categories – freedom of speech and ease of access to information on laws and social norms, the quality of journalistic professionalism, variety of sources to ensure the accuracy of information, good media management and editorial independence, functioning of institutions, the professional interests of independent media.