Latvia warned to strengthen media in light of Lithuania’s case - association

  • 2016-07-02
Lithuania’s case is a cautionary tale to Latvia to strengthen its media as prohibiting rebroadcasting of Russian TV channels will not work in the EU, the Latvian Association of Broadcasting Organisations said. Lithuania recently cancelled restrictions on two Russian-language TV channels after the European Commission indicated that the sanctions may not be allowed by the EU legislation. Latvia needs to respond immediately and decisively to improve its local media content in order to keep its television audience. The Latvian media must offer high-qu...
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