Rimvydas Valatka

Rimvydas Valatka: Critical journalism has no place in Lithuanian media

Rimvydas Valatka has long been regarded as one of the titans of the Lithuanian media. A long-time chief editor of Lietuvos Rytas, Lithuania’s biggest and most influential daily newspaper, Valatka has been a household name and one of the most biting pens in the industry, hated by some and revered by others, but a force to be reckoned with. It therefore sent a wave of shock and surprise across the media industry when he was recently dismissed as editor-in-chief of 15min.lt, Lithuania’s second online news portal. […]