12.02.2010

OPEN DIALOGUE IN THE ELECTORAL YEAR
with journalists, politicians and citizens of Brcko District

FRIDAY, 12th OF FEBRUARY 2010
OHR OF BRCKO DISTRICT


The Press Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in co-operation with the OHR of Brcko District, has organized the Open dialogue with journalists, citizens and politicians from Brcko District on freedom of media reporting, right of citizens on truth and complaints procedure of the Press Council in B&H on incorrect media reporting in pre-election and election period. This meeting was held on 12th of February 2010 in premises of the OHR in Brcko District. 

Self-regulation of media, media freedom, application of professional standards of the Codes for RTV broadcasting and press, role and responsibility of public persons and politicians towards public, and importance of the information, dialogue and availability of politicians for media, were some of the topics discussed at this meeting. There was especially explained complaints procedure regarding unprofessional and inaccurate media reporting, as right of each citizen.

On behalf of the Press Council in B&H, the participants were addressed by the Executive Director of the Press Council in B&H, Ms Ljijana Zurovac, with introductory words of Mr Gerharda Sontheima, Deputy Head of OHR Brcko.

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