Media
Opinion

Journalism society’s much needed cure

Journalism is a vaccination for democracy. Sometimes it hurts, but it protects the whole system from lethal diseases. Technological progress is changing the world, but it cannot change one eternal law: those, who do not […]

Dunja Mijatovič
Society

OSCE praises Lithuanian president’s veto of law on court reporting

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has welcomed Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė‘s decision to veto amendments to the Criminal Code criminalizing the disclosure of information from closed court proceedings. […]

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė
Opinion

Opinion:Political Correctness – a road to hell paved with good intentions

A year ago, when Islamist radicals shot and killed eight members of Charlie Hebdo’s editorial office, Europe bravely stood up for freedom of speech and declared it would not be intimidated. A free press is exactly what separates us from undemocratic regimes, and we will fight for it. When those attacks happened, we couldn’t have dreamed in our worst nightmares that Europe itself would soon voluntarily give up freedom of speech, embracing a new era of political correctness where democratic states like Germany or Sweden would be reluctant to share the real truth. […]

Society

Propaganda must be fought with democratic methods – OSCE representative

The fight against the propaganda in democratic countries must adhere to democratic principles and governments should refrain from blocking contrarian opinions where possible, said Dunja Mijatović, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) representative for media freedom, who is visiting Lithuania. […]

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė
Opinion

Opinion: Winning back hearts and souls of Lithuania’s citizens

The West now faces bigger problems than Ukraine’s future or Russia’s plans for its neighbours. The growing threat of terrorism makes Russia more and more indispensable to its Western partners. That’s dangerous for the Baltic states because there’s no way that the Kremlin will renounce its aggressive goals, get lost in Syria or run out of resources for all of its front lines. […]

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Lithuania initiates OSCE discussion on Russian propaganda

Lithuania is holding a discussion on the threats of Russian propaganda during the ongoing OSCE meeting in Warsaw on Tuesday, Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says. […]