Marius Ivaškevičius

Lawyer: M. Ivaškevičius is under tendentious attack

VU professor, lawyer Vytautas Mizaras tells that behaviour such as is directed against writer and dramatist Marius Ivaškevičius could be described as an attack. Lithuanian Journalists Union chairman Dainius Radzevičius echoes this, stating that law enforcement attention has exceeded the bounds of common sense. These were their comments regarding M. Ivaškevičius being called by the police to explain himself over statements on the news media, writes. […]

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Warning over news media: situation compared to state of war

Currently the Seimas is discussing two legislative projects, which would fundamentally change news media work. Representative of the Lithuanian Journalist Union (LŽS) Darius Lukoševičius had a brief, but telling description for the majority’s aims – “declaring a state of war.” However, gathered in a discussion hosted by the opposition on press freedom, specialists in the area openly pointed out that the situation is already bad, without even the amendments having been put in place, writes. […]


A. Jokubaitis warns regarding the LRT: a short circuit awaits

Politicians often act like lordlings, they care not that the kingdom is actually a democracy. This is the view of philosopher, Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science (VU TSPMI) professor Alvydas Jokubaitis. […]

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What to do with those shooting at the state: Bakas softens his tone

Having proposed that suspect news media outlets should have their licenses stripped, Vytautas Bakas is backing away, claiming that this is not his opinion. The head of the Lithuanian branch of Freedom House Vytis Jurkonis […]