The Media Development Center has the pleasure to invite you to take part in the regional conference “Media and Public Interest – Risks and Challenges”, which will take place on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at the “Holiday Inn” Hotel in Skopje (Millennium 2 Hall), from 10:00 to 18:00 hours.
The conference is dedicated to several questions related to the media and their relation with the concept of public interest. The discussion will focus, in particular, on the influence that the growing trend towards autocratic and authoritarian rule in the countries of the region, the importance of investigative journalism in the existing social ambience, and the manner in which the media approach and should approach the different social groups and communities.
The four sessions of the Conference will feature speakers from the academic and media communities in the region (Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro) and the country, as well as representatives of international organizations (the Council of Europe).
The Agenda of the Conference, with a list of speakers for each session please find it here.
The Conference is part of the activities that the Media Development Center implements under the auspices of the USAID Program for Strengthening of Independent Media in the Republic of Macedonia and the Project for Media Legal Reform and Responsible Media.