Edmundas Jakilaitis, Rūta Mikelkevičiūtė, Rimvydas Valatka

Lithuania’s most influential media people

Edmundas Jakilaitis, the host of LRT television’s programme “Dėmesio Centre” (“In Focus”), is Lithuania’s most influential media personality, according to a survey of the country’s opinion leaders. […]

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National security threats report is itself a threat to Lithuania’s national security: Opinion

The latest annual report from the State Security Department (VSD), which contains a number of proposals to limit free speech, shows that siege mentality and remnants of Soviet thinking are still widespread in Lithuania. […]

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Lithuanian media often gripped by herd mentality in times of crisis, say experts

Lithuania has a free press but is prone to one-sided reporting and being gripped by a herd mentality, says a leading analyst. […]


Seimas accepts president’s veto on allowing political parties have stakes in media

The Seimas of Lithuania has voted in favour of President Dalia Grybauskaitė‘s veto to a bill that would have removed restrictions for political parties to be involved in media production. […]