Media sector remains strong, from small town newspapers to the Internet portals

  • 2011-11-10
  • By Marta Zila
RIGA - Today, at the beginning of twenty-first century, the Internet is the most rapidly developing sector of the media market in Latvia., the Latvian equivalent of Facebook, is hugely popular, while the Internet news portals and Delfi are steadily gaining in popularity.The media sector has a long and rich history in Latvia. The first newspaper in the country, Rigische Novellen, was printed in the German language in 1680. It mostly covered out-of-state news: stories about kings and queens, royal households and major international events. Currently, there are a ...
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