Baltic Media Seminar

2015-02-26 Institute News

On March 12 (Thursday) Embassy of Latvia in Lithuania together with the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University (IIRPS) invite to participate in the Baltic Media Seminar, which will take place at the premises of IIRPS (Vokieciu st. 10, Vilnius) (Room 402), from 9 a.m. to 15:30 p.m. The event is supported and will be opened by H.E. Speaker of the Parliament of Latvia Mrs. Ināra Mūrniece.

The aim of the seminar is to raise the awareness about the challenges democratic countries are facing in the new reality of growing geopolitical threats dominated by information propaganda and to discuss the possibilities of coping with them. By bringing together acknowledged academics, media experts and representatives of regulatory bodies we would like to initiate the discussion about the ways how to strengthen media space in the Baltic region and about the practical steps that should be taken to achieve these goals.

The event will consist of three panels, during which the new challenges created by the information war, broadcasting regulation in Baltic states and possibilities of Cooperation in Baltic media space will be discussed. The panels will be moderated by Dr. Margarita Šešelgytė, Dr.Tomas Janeliūnas and Audrius Matonis, TV News Service Director (TBC).

You can find the program of the Seminar here.

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