Who owns the Media in Mongolia?
Recent articles in Mongolia
In this 30 October 2015 file photo, children play in front of the Mongolian Parliament House in Ulaanbaatar, AP Photo/Ganbat Namjilsangarav, File

The IFJ calls on the Mongolia government to ensure thorough consultation with stakeholders on the draft Broadcasting Law and its potential implementation.

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Only one out of ten Mongolian media outlets is actively transparent about its ownership. A majority of them have political affiliations through their founders and/or owners. This limits the important role of media to act as an independent watchdog for democracy.

Link to: Appeal for justice in the killing of journalist in Mongolia

Luntan Bolormaa managed an NGO which supported journalists in reporting on economic and mining-related issues. Those close to her, the journalism community, and the public are anxious for police to investigate and report on her sudden death.