Have you already heard of the Central Eurasian Scholars and Media Initiative?
The people involved in this venture work on bringing together academics and journalists in order to improve the coverage of Central Eurasian topics. If you are interested in articles on issues as diverse as opera in the Uzbek capital, development work in Kyrgyzstan or Kazakh philosophy, then take a look at the CESMI blog: http://cesmi.info/wp/
An experts directory intended for news media in search of potential interview partners is being created at the moment.
And, of course, we are also on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Eurasian-Scholars-and-Media-I...