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State owned

The owner of Montsame Agency is the State. The Prime Minister appoints the director of the agency. After the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) won the election Ms. Ganchimeg B was appointed as the director of the agency in October 2016. She started her journalism career at the state published “Ardyn Erkh” newspaper in 1996. Afterwards, she worked for various newspapers such as “Udriin Sonin” and “Undesnii Shuudan”. In 2014 she established the “Open Door” newspaper in 2014 and was the Chief Editor of the newspaper. She has been awarded with “Altangadas” and “Mongolian Cultural Achievement Honor” for her accomplishments in the journalism sector. Her journalism products are very popular amongst the public. She is reputable and influential figure among journalists.

Media Companies / Groups


Media businesses include: web-portal, Novosty Mongolii weekly newspaper, Menggu Xiaoxibao weekly newspaper, Mongoru Tsuushin weekly newspaper, Khumuun Bichig weekly newspaper, The Mongol messenger weekly newspaper, Mongolia today Quarterly newspaper. There is nothing known about involvement in other business sectors.

Family & Friends

Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends

Since the Agency is stated owned the ruling political party has the say over the agency.

Further Information

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

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Meta Data

After handing out the MOM questionnaire 2 phone inquiries were made to the agency. Then the survey has been filled completely.


Mongolian Media Today 2016, Press Institute of Mongolia Document ID-1; MOM quesionnaire;

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