Joint letter: Demand to guarantee the full independence of LRT
10.01.19. The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have jointly sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Lithuania and the Speaker of the Seimas (Parliament). In it, they demand that the government ensure the independence of the Lithuanian public broadcaster, as proposed changes to the law threaten to curtail it.
Dear Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, Dear Viktoras Pranckietis,
Copy: Ramunas Karbauskis, Gabrielius Landsbergis, Viktorija Cmilyte, Andrius Palionis, Julius Sabatauskas, Remigijus Zemaitaitis, Rita Tamasuniene
We are writing to you today on behalf of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)…