Ampop.am or Ampop Media is a media initiative launched in October 2016. This is the first data-reporting platform in Armenia in the genre of explanatory journalism and data visualization that covers key and widely discussed topics in Armenia and throughout the world.
What we do?
Ampop.am covers key topics on socio-economic and political situations, elections, as well as health, education, etc. A relevant format is chosen to cover each topic by combining data visualization, infographics and multimedia tools.
To Follow Ampop.am or Not?
The website gives its reader a chance to save his time and to study the topic that he is interested in a few minutes. It becomes possible by using both the traditional and innovative journalistic approaches. And dozens of hyperlinks to additional sources used in the stories of Ampop.am provide an opportunity to dig more and more on the topic-related issues.
During its one-year activity, Ampop Media was handed four winner awards on various topics. In September 2017, Ampop.am was recognized as winner of the year in “Best Use of Media 3.0 Technology” nomination at the Tvapatum contest, organized by the Media Initiatives Center in Yerevan. By handing the award to the founder-editor of the website, media manager Manana Aslamazyan stated that this was the only nomination that the jury members were unanimous: “There is one winner because his work is by head and shoulders above than works of other nominees.”
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Ampop.am is owned and operated by the Journalists For the Future (JFF) NGO jointly with the Ampop Media (AM) initiative. The website is made possible in cooperation with the Armenian Branch of Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES). Over a-year period, this project was supported also by the US Embassy in Armenia and the OSCE Office in Yerevan. The views and opinions expressed in this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of donor organizations, any agency or company cooperating with AM or JFF.