Conference

Ethical Journalism Initiative - National Conference, Vilnius

March 24, 2011 - March 27, 2011

Programme



Friday, 25th March 2011


8.30 – 9.00 am registration


9.00 – 9.30 am Welcome address & Opening

Dainius Radzevicius, President of the Lithuanian Journalists’ Union


9.30 – 11.00 am “Towards a Universal Journalism Ethics”

Steven Knowlton, Journalist and Professor on Media Ethics, Dublin University

Discussion: MDI and Article 19 representatives


11.00 – 11.15 coffee break


11.15 – 13.00 “Reporting Human Rights”

Henrikas Mickevicius

Discussion: Delegates of The Department of Ethnic Minorities of Lithuanian Ministry of Culture, delegates of Russian and Polish organizations


13.00 – 14.30 Lunch


14.30 – 16.00 A Self-regulatory Initiative – the Ethics Commission of Lithuanian Journalists’ Union ”

Viktoras Trofimisinas

Discussion: Ethical Journalism Project – “Open and Truthful Reporting” (GŽI), Journalism Otherwise, Journalism Institute of Vilnius University


16.00 – 16.15 coffee break


16.15 – 17.30 “ Law and Ethics – A Case Study on the Lithuanian Media ”

Liudvika Meskauskaite

Discussion: Aiste Zilinskiene – President of the Association of Internet portals, Zita Zamžickienė – Inspector of Journalist Ethics, delegate of Prosecution service of the Republic of Lithuania


7.30 - 10.00 pm Dinner

Venue: Riverside Restaurant, Radisson Blu Hotel




Saturday, 26th March 11


9.00 – 9.30 am Registration


9.30 – 11.00 am “Towards the Highest Standards of Journalism – A Universal Ethics for Journalists and Publishers ”

Linas Slusnys

Discussion: Business Journalists Club, delegate of Publishers National Association of Region Areas, Lithuanian Journalists' Society Vice-president, Tomas Cyvas


11.00 – 11.15 coffee break


11.15 – 13.00 “Portraying Ethnic Minorities”

Vida Beresneviciutė, Monika Frejute-Rakauskiene

Discussion: PBK, Litovskij Kurjer, Album Wilenski


13.00 – 14.30 Lunch


14.30 – 16.00 “New Journalism and Ethics ”

Audrone Nugaraite

Discussion: Dz. Parsonis, L.Ulevicius, S. Muravjovas, A. Navickas


16.00 – 16.15 coffee break


16.15 – 17.30 “Independent Journalism – A Mission Impossible?

Dainius Radzevicius, President of the Lithuanian Journalists’ Union


Conclusions


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This conference is hosted by the Lithuanian Journalists’ Union.

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Conference Programme

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This project is co-funded by the European Commission's Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme