Facing media corruption in Lithuania

  • 2007-06-13
  • Interview by Arturas Racas
Corruption has long been one of the major problems facing Lithuania. Last November the non-governmental organization Transparency International ranked the nation 46th out of the 163 countries listed in its annual corruption perception index. At the time, Prime Minister Gediminas Kirkilas pledged to resign if the situation did not improve. He may yet be held to his promise as a recent survey ordered by the Lithuanian branch of Transparency International showed that corruption, or at least the perception of corruption, has cropped up in an unexpected sector: the mass media. It appears that lo...
The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times. If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times, please authorize yourself.

In case you don't have a subscription yet - please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section