In Kaliningrad starts the media forum BIP «Truth and justice»

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in foobarcardservice people’s front (onf). Archival photoIn Kaliningrad starts the media forum BIP «Truth and justice»© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

The fifth media forum of independent regional and local media «Truth and justice» organized by the Russian popular front (onf), kicks off on Wednesday in Kaliningrad.

«In Kaliningrad will start its fifth media forum of independent regional and local media «Truth and justice», held annually by the Russian popular front. The forum will last till 2 March», — said movement.

Participation in the event will be attended by more than 500 people, including journalists from all regions of the country — winners of competition of journalistic works «Truth and justice» and the competition of the Union of journalists of Russia «Why I go to the polls», bloggers, media managers, chief editors and media executives. Besides, the forum will be the heads of relevant ministries and agencies.

The co-Chairman of the Central headquarters of the onf Olga Timofeeva, the media forum has become a «powerful platform» for regional and local media, where journalists share their experience and get the opportunity to «raise to the Federal level.» «The key forum participants are winners of competition of journalistic works Fund BIP «Truth and justice». It is the people who, through their articles, videos, posts on the Internet could publicity problem, was not given her silence, and then helped to solve it. The result – real change for the better that happen in the lives of ordinary people», — said Timofeeva.

On the first day of the media forum will take place solemn rewarding of winners of competition of journalistic works «Truth and justice». The second day will be a screening and discussion with participation of political scientists and sociologists of the message of the President of the Russian Federation, the leader onf of Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly. On the same day, there will be three discussion platforms — «Print media», «Regional television», «Internet media.» The forum will end on Friday with a plenary session.

Timofeev noted that this year the forum was first held in the most Western region of Russia. «We have not only expanded the geography of the event, but have changed the program in connection with the speech of Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly. The President’s speech will be broadcast during the forum and we’ll discuss it with sociologists, political scientists and other experts. This is an important event, to which we pay special attention to. In fact, our forum will be the first large platform on which will be discussed in this strategic document,» she concluded.

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