Mongolian People's Party 

Mongolian People's Party 

The newspaper is owned by the Mongolian People’s Party which was founded in 1921 as the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP). It was the first political party of Mongolia. As of 2016, the party claims to have more than 160.000 members. In the 2016 parliamentary elections, the MPP won 65 seats out of 76 in Parliament. The current leader of the MPP is Enkhbold M, who is also the Speaker of Parliament. The editor-in-chief Mongoliin Unen newspaper is appointed by the Steering Committee of the party which consists of 31 members. Chairman of the Steering Committee is Munkhbat J, Head of the Cabinet Secretariat of the Government of Mongolia and Member of Parliament. Munkhbat J was the chief-editor of the newspaper prior to Ganbold B. Neither party leader Enkhbold M nor the Head of the Cabinet Secretariat Munkhbat J are known to own media companies at present.

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Political Party

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Ownership

Mongolian People's Party 

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Mongolyn Unen newspaper

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Mongolyn Unen newspaper

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General Information

Founding Year

1921

Founder

Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP)

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Political Party which ruled Mongolia in socialist times and changed the name into Mongolian People's Party in 2010.

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Contact

Sukhbaatar District, Baga Toiruu – 14,Amar Street, Mongoliin Unen Newspaper building Tel: 320482, 323907mongoliinunen@yahoo.com www.unen.mn

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Management

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The Chief Editor of the newspaper expressed that it will not participate in the MOM survey in an inquiry phone call made a week after handing out the questionnaire. Apart from the fact that the ownership of the newspaper is well-known, no public information was available regarding its financial operation and other information related to potential conflicts of interest.

Sources

Mongolian Media Today 2016, Press Institute of Mongolia (Document ID 1); Mongolyn Unen issues for August, September, October 2016;
L. Norovsuren, “Review of Mongolian journalism history“, Ulaanbaatar, 2000;

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